[Shorewall-users] 2 addresses on FW nic

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Mon, 07 Oct 2002 14:24:25 -0700

Peter Lindeman wrote:
> Hello,
> I have 2 network addresses on my external NIC. The external IP as 
> assigned by the ISP and a 192.168 IP I need the 192.168 IP to talk to 
> the ADSL modem. When shorewall is active it default blocks al 
> networktraffic on this nic to 192.168 addresses. When I remove the 
> "norfc1918" as option from the "net" zone in the "interfaces" file I can 
> reach the ADSL modem (I want to use it for SNMP query's to the modem)
> Is it safe to do it this way or is there a better approach to reach this ?

Please see FAQ #14 (http://www.shorewall.net/FAQ.htm#faq14)

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