Changing WAN-ip.. no internet…



  • Hello,

    I'm building a temporary firewall for a customer. He has multiple WAN-ip's so i set another one on the WAN side and the same LAN-subnet on the LAN side.
    Works fine for testing (setting client ip-address to manual with diff. gateway).

    However, when i want to change the WAN-ip to the production WAN-ipaddress (which differs only 1 digit at the end), internet stops functioning.
    When i change is back to the initial WAN-ip (the testing-setup) it works fine.

    What am i missing here?

    REgards,

    Gerwin

    1.2.3-RELEASE
    built on Sun Dec 6 23:21:36 EST 2009


  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    It may be that whatever is acting as the gateway has the old IP:MAC of the current router in its arp table.

    Try cloning the MAC of the existing router when replacing it, see if that helps.



  • Yes.. that did the trick !!

    Thanx


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