Problem accessing net from a NAT Firewall
myfreebsd at cox.net
Sat Feb 12 23:02:32 GMT 2005
The IP addresses are the same ones used in The Complete FreeBSD from
Greg Lehey for the back end network. I can use 192.x.x.x or 172.x.x.x to
see if they work. Will let you know. Thanks for the help.
Michael L. Squires wrote:
> I don't understand this entry:
> On Wed, 16 Feb 2005, David Wassman wrote:
>> # static address for internal interface
>> ifconfig_xe0="inet 126.96.36.199 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast
> This is a valid IP address, not one of the three sets of IP numbers
> reserved for internal networks (you use one, 172.x.x.x, in your
> firewall script). Shouldn't the internal network address be one of
> those three, i.e., one of 192.x.x.x, 172.x.x.x, 10.x.x.x ?
> Or I may not be understanding your setup at all.
> I have a cable model, FreeBSD 4.11 firewall/NAT, internal network
> using 10.x.x.x numbers (bad choice, 10.x.x.x is used by Comcast/ATT,
> etc.), 100Mbit switch, 1 Mac, 4 MS, 3 FreeBSD clients all using IP
> numbers in the 10.x.x.x range.
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