Thanks Bob, This worked out perfectly. All I did was add the second nic. COnfigured it for the First IP in my block and added the Enable Gateway and boom I was off and surfing :)
Rob G [EMAIL PROTECTED] ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Johnson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: "Rob G" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, April 10, 2004 5:57 PM Subject: Re: Networking Questions > On Saturday 10 April 2004 01:54 pm, Rob G <"Rob G" > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote: > > Hi All, > > > > I am new to the list, but I have tried researching the archives and > > couldn't find exactly what I am looking for and would like your > > opinion on how to do this: > > > > I have a 4Meg DSL connection with Multiple Static IPs. > > > > 69.63.33.### is my main IP that my router or System that does > > authentication will always get. > > > > 209.213.231.###/29 is my block of 8 other IP's that route to my main > > IP. > > > > If your ISP is already routing these numbers to your main IP, then it > should be easy. > > > Right now I have my fsb box running mail/web and other services and I > > would like it to do the routing for my internal network of 4 or so > > computers. I have a Hub that I can plug these other systems in to so > > that is not a problem. > > > > I believe all you need to do is set gateway_enable="YES" in rc.conf (and > reboot -- I don't know the manual way to accomplish that). I think > your box will automatically figure out which IP numbers are on which > interface, and forward appropriately. If not, you will need to set up > a static route to tell it which interface the 209.../29 subnet is on, > since it won't use the default gateway to the Internet. Manually, you > use the route(8) command to do this. I think you can automate it with > the static_routes="" entry in rc.conf, but I don't know the syntax. > > > What would be the best way to use my block of statics and have them > > Route properly through my BSD box. I would like to stay away from > > NAT as I know it right now, broadband router, as it causes havoc with > > my filesharing programs and would like to have my other systems > > pretty much open to the internet and then start locking them down as > > need be once I get them seeing the outside world and the outside > > world seeing them. > > You shouldn't need to run a real router daemon for this simple > situation, so you don't need to mess with router_enable in rc.conf. > > Now that I've typed all this, it occurs to me that the better answer is > for you to read the appropriate section of the FreeBSD Handbook: > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/network-routing.ht ml > > > > > Regards, > > Rob G > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > Good luck. > > - Bob > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"