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 From:  taharka <res00vl8 at alltel dot net>
 To:  Monowall Mailing List <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] ADSL Public IP on WAN Interface
 Date:  Sat, 02 Oct 2004 10:18:30 -0400
Adam Wilks wrote:

>I have recently been experimenting with m0n0’s DynDns feature to update
>one of my domains to always point at my ADSL lines public IP address. A
>nice feature, but I have a problem… 
>Due the setup of my network I am unable to assign the public IP address
>to the WAN interface on the m0n0wall box. Instead I have a DLink router
>which is connected to the WAN interface via crossover and has a DMZ
>configured to point at the m0n0. So in fact m0n0wall thinks my WAN
>address is and updates the domain accordingly :(
>Is there such a thing as an ADSL modem with an Ethernet port that
>doesn’t use NAT? With such a device I could connect straight to m0n0 and
>my WAN interface would pick up the ISP assigned public address. Forgive
>me if these modems are more common than I believe just that a brief
>search this morning turned up lots of Ethernet modems, all with NAT.
>Does anyone know of a suitable ADSL modem? Or have any other
The Fujitsu Orckit Speedport DSL modem is such a device, however, being 
approved to work with your ISP is a different question. Also, the 
Efficient Networks Speedstream 5200 (stock original firmware) would fit 
the bill. Again, approved for use by your ISP.