Simple Router on FreeBSD - Which should I use?
bchadmin at eagleroaming.com
Tue Apr 20 10:19:35 PDT 2004
On Mon, 19 Apr 2004 20:58:08 +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 03:06:51PM -0500, Danny wrote:
> > I would like to setup a simple router, for the following:
> > Enable a 192.168.1.0 255.255.255.0 network talk to a 10.10.0.0
> > network, and obviously vise versa.
> Just setup your FreeBSD box with an interface on each network, and
> put 'gateway_enable="YES"' into /etc/rc.conf Trivially easy.
> > Now the 10.10.0.0 is tentative, so I am also wondering on a network with
> > then 240 network nodes, if a 255.255.0.0 subnet mask would cause any
> > disadvantages, versus using a 255.255.255.0 subnet mask?
> It hardly makes a difference either way. Seeing as they're all RFC
> 1918 network blocks (or should I say RFC 3330 nowadays?) presumably
> they're on a private internet and you can do what you like there.
Thank you, the packets are a flowin' now. :)
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