[wellylug] ADSL modem and Linux router/firewall without double NAT

Daniel Reurich daniel at centurion.net.nz
Tue Jan 5 10:00:25 NZDT 2010

If you get a dynalink modem and some other brands, they can be placed in
half bridge mode and will act as a transparent bridge giving your
firewall router the assigned IP address and no nat is done.   You will
of  course have to create an alias IP address on firewall/routers
external interface in the range of the modem as well to enable
management of the modem after setting this up, but it should achieve
your objective.

Daniel Reurich,
Centurion Computer Technology.  

On Wed, 2009-12-30 at 10:19 +1300, jumbophut wrote:
> On 12/30/09, Edouard Chalaron <e.chalaron at xtra.co.nz> wrote:
> >> The telepermit thing is awkward. I feel your pain.
> >
> > What happens if it does not have it ?
> As you have said in a later email, it will probably still work.
> However, you won't have the sticker that proves it will do so safely
> or without disrupting other users of the network.
> I am stuck with the requirement anyway, not least because I have a
> Telecom tech coming round to do some of the installation.
> It's just a shame that when Linux-compatible hardware can be hard to
> find, they have to dramatically narrow the field by imposing a $2,000+
> barrier.
> For now, I'm going to buy an el cheapo external modem-router and rely
> on its built-in firewall.  I'll keep looking for something better
> though.
> -- 
> Tony (echo 'spend!,pocket awide' | sed 'y/acdeikospntw!, /l at omcgtjuba.phi/')

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