Jeffrey Goldberg wrote:
> I strongly suspect that my question is a result of my failure to
> understand routing and networks, and is not specific to m0n0.
> However, I will ask here (and as an excuse, I'll put a little m0n0
> question in at the end).
> I have m0n0wall successfully installed on a Soekris net4501.
> Installation was easier than I'd anticipated (the problems were
> finding a null modem serial cable, and one very stubborn screw to open
> the net4501).
> For the moment, I am trying to do something very simple with it. It's
> on a small private network which connects to the world via a DSL modem
> (static IP). For starters I want simple NAT functions and DHCP services.
> At this point, I'm just trying to replace my Linksys BEFSR41.
> The problem appears that from my LAN and from the m0n0 itself, I can
> reach (a) my gateway provided by my ISP. (b) my ISP's nameservers,
> and other things that are on that router's local net. But I can't get
> passed my ISP's external router.
> I do not have these problems when using the Linksys. If there is some
> basic tutorial I should read please point me towards it.
> BTW: If traceroute had been available along with ping as a diagnostic
> tool, I would have gotten to this point a bit sooner. So, that is one
> feature request.
Almost sounds as if your WAN gateway is missing, or wrong.