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[ale] I've hit a rough wall, installin' Smoothwall :-)

Courtney Thomas wrote:
> Brian,
> Thank you kindly for the analysis offer.
> Might the following yield the answer as well ?
> Can I not do a traceroute using the 's' option, if I recall correctly, to 
> see what route the "wireless LAN members" are using, hence seeing if they 
> are
> actually [LAN -> internet] first examined by SmoothWall before exiting the 
> LAN to the internet, and alternatively [internet -> LAN] first router then
> SmoothWall processing  ?
> I've not tried this as I'm in the middle of several other things that 
> prohibit this right now but'll try sometime this week.
> Doing as you request.....
> modem <------> wireless router <-------> hub <---------> SmoothWall ethernet 
> NIC [Green]
>                                   ^
>                                    |
>                                    |
>                                    v
>                   SmoothWall NIC [Red]

This makes no sense. I think the wrapping screwed up your diagram.  Just 
the same, I'd put the smoothie between the modem and the wireless router.

Until later, Geoffrey

Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
  - Benjamin Franklin