look at the defaults in /etc/defaults/rc.conf specifically look for lines with gateway in them ie gateway_enable="NO"
copy the appropriate lines into /etc/rc.conf edit ie gateway_enable="YES" You will need to set the the default_route line also to point to the isp I think ... HTH mjt > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Friday, 4 August 2006 4:36 AM > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: Adding a FreeBSD Gateway on a DSL/ ATM circuit > > Aloha, > > My current problem is that I need to use a box as a FreeBSD > 6.* gateway/firewall to the internet protecting an MS box > that is in the office for doing a lot of photo work and > uploading to servers for the company my wife works with. I > was going to use a freesco (Linux)disk > /firewall/gateway/router like I have on my single dsl 1.5/384 line. > (This is currently what is protecting the MS box on this circuit.) > > However, the freesco setup does not work as a gateway on the > leg of the ATM 5 IP circuit where we want to move the MS box > to. I have tried to get it setup and have emailed the freesco > lists and apparently no one has accomplished this. > > I have now built a FreeBSD box with 2 nics to use as a > gateway/router/firewall between the single MS box and the > internet. ed1 is on the 66.xxx.132.236 leg of the ATM. The > defaultgateway on the internet side of the ATM is 66.xxx.132.233. > The LAN side of the box ed0 is 192.168.1.1 to which the MS > box is directed. ( I am using a test box 192.168.1.29 with > FreeBSD 6* in place of the MS box at this point.) > > I can ping from the gateway box nic to the internet ok. I can > ping from the Test box to the Lan side of the gateway box OK. > I cant reach the internet thru the gateway. I have read > probably 5 howtos from the FreeBSD hand book and elsewhere > and none are exactly what I am doing. > > On FreeBSD Questions list recently there was a similar issue > question posted but no body answered the post. > > It had to do with rc.conf > > Listing both Nics ifconfig_ed0 =66.xxx.132.236 netmask > 255.255.255.248 #inet side > ifconfig -ed1=192.168.1.1 netmask > 255. 255.255.0 # lan side > and gateway_enable="YES" which > I have done. > > At this point I have not attempted a firewall PF or IPFW > since I cant reach the internet thru the gateway and I want > to understand what is not right with this setup first. > > If I use: route add -net 192.168.1 .29 192.168.1.1 > > I can no longer ping the Lan side of the gateway from the test box. > > Can you direct me to or give me a howto on setting this up so > I can reach the internet if indeed its possible using a > gateway/firewall on the leg of an ATM circuit? Any help would > be appreciated. > > Thanks, > > Al Plant - Honolulu, Hawaii > > - Admin -- http://hawaiidakine.com -- http://hdk5.com -- > -- http://internetohana.org -- http://freeBSDinfo.org -- + > Supporting open source computing - FreeBSD 6.* + > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > ***This Email has been scanned for Viruses by MailMarshal.*** > --------------------------------------------------------------- The information transmitted in this e-mail is for the exclusive use of the intended addressee and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, re-transmission, dissemination or other use of it, or the taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons and/or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please inform the sender and/or addressee immediately and delete the material. E-mails may not be secure, may contain computer viruses and may be corrupted in transmission. Please carefully check this e-mail (and any attachment) accordingly. No warranties are given and no liability is accepted for any loss or damage caused by such matters. --------------------------------------------------------------- ***This Email has been scanned for Viruses by MailMarshal.*** _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"