Connecting your m0n0wall device between your home network and your internet ISP equipment. The netmask is a little tricky.
Other applications you might want to test at this time include streaming media players. These are the network interfaces it knows about, and these are the only interfaces you can assign to m0n0wall ports. The default setting is to use a special IP address for use only on private networks. If your network is larger than 200 systems, you may as well go all out here, and enter 10.
Corrections, suggestions, and complaints should be directed to. Soekris systems connect via serial cable to a terminal or the serial port on a PC. Go to QuickTime. Most ISPs and desktop operating systems display the netmask as a series of four numbers separated by periods very similar to an IP address , e. Once you have entered the appropriate information into the Static WAN interface section, click the Save button at the bottom of the panel.
The final step for setting up m0n0wall for the first time is to configure the WAN interface. The ideal place to collect this information from is the kit your ISP sent you when you signed up for your network connection. Getting Started with m0n0wall. The web interface, while straightforward, does assume a certain minimum understanding of both network administration in general, and m0n0wall specifically.
Configuring the LAN interface. The web interfaces allows a much more pleasant user experience than trying to configure from the console all of the different features built into m0n0wall.
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You are responsible for your own network security. You may need to make configuration changes to your system or file transfer tools:. Figure 7: You only need to fill in the details for the type of connection you have chosen.
PPP was the standard way of connecting to the internet via a dial-up connection using a regular modem and phone line. In either case, you want to connect your LAN most likely via an Ethernet cable attached to a hub or a switch to the first network interface Net0 , and the WAN probably an Ethernet cable connected to your DSL or cable modem or router to the second network interface Net1:.
First, you need to tell m0n0wall what kind of connection to make.