Sorry for the confusion; the Windows machine(s) were connected to the BSD box through a smaller hub I had lying around. The IPs are all static and have been manually entered. ...the ISP swears up and down that they don't rely on DHCP, so I'm still somewhat at a loss.
thanks again. >From: "JJB" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >To: "Michael Zimmer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >Subject: RE: IPF/IPNat router/gateway >Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 22:16:17 -0400 > >Problem can be in how you are cabled or how you assign private lan >IP address to xp box behind FBSD. > >An single xp box cabled to your FBSD needs to be cabled using an >crossover cable. An normal configuration is cabling FBSD box >directly to public internet cable or dsl modem and then have all the >xp systems cabled to hub and the hub cabled to FBSD box. > >Xp uses DHCP to automatically get an network ip address assigned and >the reference DNS server ip address to use. On an private lan you >have 2 ways of doing this. The manual way is to enter the network >assigned ip address and dns servers ip address into xp. The other >way is to install an DHCP server software on your FBSD gateway box >so xp can get the info it needs automatically. > >-----Original Message----- >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Michael >Zimmer >Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2004 8:08 PM >To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] >Subject: IPF/IPNat router/gateway > > > Hello. I apologize for asking a question which has been asked >several > dozen times before, but none of the prior-offered solutions seem >to > work. > > I'm trying to use a freeBSD box (v 5.1) as a gateway/router for >my > network. I've got a static IP range for the network, but can't >get > things running. (...the local machines are all running Windows >XP > Pro) > > The local machines can connect to my ISP when they're plugged in >to > the uplink, whether individually or through a hub, and the >freeBSD box > can as well. ...however, a machine plugged into the BSD box is >unable > to ping the BSD box and vice versa. > > IPF is set to pass in/out quick all from any to any > > IPNat has the following rules set: > > map rl0 192.168.1.0/24 -> x.x.x.254/32 portmap tcp/udp >10000:40000 > map rl0 192.168.1.0/24 -> x.x.x.254/32 > > IP of the BSD box is x.x.x.254, mask 255.255.255.224 on the >external > NIC > IP of the BSD box is 192.168.1.1, mask 255.255.255.224 on the >internal > NIC > > the lone machine connected to it at the moment is set on > IP 192.168.1.2, > mask 255.255.255.224, > gateway 192.168.1.1 > > ...and rc.conf has gateway_enable, ipfilter_enable and >ipnat_enable > all set to "YES" > > thanks. > >_________________________________________________________________ > > Stop worrying about overloading your inbox - get MSN Hotmail >Extra > Storage! > >References > > 1. http://g.msn.com/8HMAENUS/2737??PS=47575 >_______________________________________________ >[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list >http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >To unsubscribe, send any mail to >"[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > >_______________________________________________ >[EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list >http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _________________________________________________________________ FREE pop-up blocking with the new MSN Toolbar get it now! References 1. http://g.msn.com/8HMBENUS/2728??PS=47575 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"