Wireless Access Point

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Feb 6 19:45:37 UTC 2010

On Sat, 6 Feb 2010, Bill Tillman wrote:
> Now my new FreeBSD-8.0-STABLE server seems to be almost ready to take 
> over for the D-Link router and my old FreeBSD server. I have two NIC's 
> in this server, an ethernet cable one (bge0) and the wireless NIC 
> (ral0) or wlan0.
> I can ping outside addresses from this new server but of course it's 
> using the segment which I knew would work. But even though 
> the wireless clients can connect to the wirless NIC and be assigned an 
> IP address and can ping the IP address of the server, both of them,  I 
> cannot access the Internet from any of the wireless machines. I could 
> use some advice on what to do to correct this.

Sounds like NAT is working for the internal wired interface, but not the 
wireless interface.  Check your firewall rules.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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