Dynamic Addresses and PF
max at love2party.net
Mon Jan 24 13:03:25 PST 2005
On Monday 24 January 2005 21:41, Paul J. Pathiakis wrote:
> if I'm using a DSL dynamic address, on an external i/f, should I be using
> the parentheses everywhere?
> ext_if2 = "tun0"
> ext_gw2 = "22.214.171.124"
> That is, on a NAT rule such as:
> nat on $ext_if2 from $lan_net2 to any -> ($ext_if2)
> should I write it as:
> nat on ($ext_if2) from $lan_net2 to any -> ($ext_if2)
No. The dynamic address modifier does not apply to the "on ifspec" part. The
first rule is correct, the second one won't parse.
> Also, since ext_if2 is declared as "tun0" for a DSLconnection, is there a
> way to replace ext_gw2 in all my rules be something like ($ext_if2)?
> That is, could I do this:
> ext_gw2 = ($ext_if2)
> at the beginning of declarations to allow the ext_gw2 variable to be set to
> the dynamic IP address of the ext_if2?
> Is this possible?
Yes it is. You'd do:
ext_gw="(" $ext_if ")"
be careful with the whitespaces on that.
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