Quick Routing Question
jwm-freebsd at sentinelchicken.net
Tue Nov 1 17:32:36 PST 2005
On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 07:49:54PM -0500, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Jason Morgan
> > Sent: Tuesday, November 01, 2005 6:47 PM
> > To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: Quick Routing Question
> > On Tue, Nov 01, 2005 at 03:10:44PM -0600, Eric F Crist wrote:
> > >
> > > On Nov 1, 2005, at 11:15 AM, Jason Morgan wrote:
> > > >...
> > > >Ok, it looks like it was an issue with the default settings on the
> > > >Linksys (and is still somewhat of an issue). I can now connect to
> > > >systems in each of the two subnets and I also have routing to the
> > > >outside world from both subnets. My only remaining issue
> > is getting
> > > >to the web app setup for the Linksys - I can only do it
> > from a local
> > > >address (meaning a 192.168.1.x address). The Linksys refuses
> > > >connections from my 10.0.0.x subnet. Is this a NAT issue?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Most Linksys routers deny configuration from the WAN interface by
> > > default. You MUST configure the linksys router initially to enable
> > > administration via the WAN interface. At the very least,
> > please set a
> > > reasonable password and enable https!
> > Yeah, the router was denying connections from 10.0.0.0. I
> > have fixed this, changed the password, and disallowed
> > alterations from the WAN.
> However, to the previous poster...
> You may have missed it, but we had eliminated the WAN from the equation
> early on.
> He is using the AP on the layer-2 side only. The WAN is connected to
> nothing, so that was not the issue (so far as I was involved in this
> I understand that the default on a Linksys does not allow WAN admin, but
> again, that was not the case here.
> Jason...what fixed it? Was it the addition of the new static route?
> Please enlighten me.
Bingo, it was the static route. The wireless router didn't like getting
connection attempts from 10.0.0.0 addresses. Turns out, the FreeBSD
machine was operating as advertised. Now it's time to get IPSEC set up.
> > Once again, thanks everyone for the help.
> > >
> > > -----
> > > Eric F Crist
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> > >
> > >
> > >
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