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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:10 pm    Post subject: RT31P2 Behind Linux Firewall/Gateway Machine Reply with quote Back to top

This may have been gone through before, but I can't find anything on it, so here it is.

First, my setup:

Motorola Cable Modem ----> Linux machine (nic1 - DHCP)
Linux machine (nic2 - 192.168.1.100) ----> Simple 4 port Hub
Hub ----> Windows (192.168.1.101), and XBOX (192.168.1.102), and WAP (192.168.1.103), etc.

Everything is routed through the linux machine via Shorewall (firewall/router/gateway software) using iptables. So basically, my linux machine is the gateway to the internet for all the client devices. The client devices use a statically assigned internal IP address (shown above) and the linux machine's internal IP (192.168.1.100) as their gateway. Basically, I'd like to add the RT31P2 to my existing network and assign it an internal IP like my windows machine, xbox, etc.
Anyone know if what I'm trying to do is possible? So far, no luck. I did read another post where the guy had his RT31P2 behind a router by running a cable from the internet port (RT31P2) to a lan port (RT31P2), then a second lan port into his router (or the hub in my case) but I'm not sure if that will work for me. Going to try it when I get home anyway.
Thanks for any responses, and sorry if my post is confusing.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I don't see any reason why your RT31P2 would not work behind your Linux firewall. I have run a Linux firewall box on my network, but it was on an old, very noisy machine and I decided to scrap it. I'm sure it will work. I just took my RT31P2 to my work today to test and see if it would work behind their firewall. It did! We are behind a very good coporate firewall and I didn't think it would work. I talked to the guy who runs the firewall (Cisco PIX) and he said that no incoming traffic is allowed. He told me that the Vonage adapter initiates an outbound connection and keeps it alive. That is how you are able to get incoming phone calls. So, I think as long as outgoing traffic goes through you will be fine.

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I *couldn't* see a reason why it wouldn't work either until I messed around for 4 hours last night trying to get it to work with no luck.
I disabled NAT in the config, set a static LAN ip, gateway ip is my linux machine, valid DNS servers from my ISP. Also disabled the DHCP server. No dice. I'm assuming I have to connect the RT31P2's "internet" port to my hub. I have yet to try patching the RT31P2's Internet to LAN, and 2nd LAN port out to the hub, but I'm skeptical of that working.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2005 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

I just got my mom's old computer because I gave her a new one. I am going to install Gentoo Linux on it tonight and get shorewall up and running. I want to see if I can get my RT31P2 working behind shorewall. I will post my results.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:46 pm    Post subject: Vonage works great behind a Linux firewall/NAT setup Reply with quote Back to top

I have a similar setup, and it works fine behind a Linux-based router and Internet sharing via NAT.

Give your Vonage router a static ip address via it's web interface - lets say, 192.168.0.3. Also, give it your dns server address(es) and set it's gateway to the ip address of your Linux box that you are using as your firewall/router.

Next, use your firewall/NAT software and forward ports to your Vonage router. Personally, I use Firestarter. However, it's built in port-foward function doesn't seem to work in this case, but the firewall script it makes is editable. Here is what I put in to do the forwarding:

#for Vonage
BTFORWARDADDR=192.168.0.3

/sbin/iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p udp --dport 10000:20000 -j DNAT --to-destination $BTFORWARDADD$

/sbin/iptables -A FORWARD -s $BTFORWARDADDR -p udp --dport 10000:20000 -j ACCEPT

/sbin/iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p udp --dport 5060:5061 -j DNAT --to-destination $BTFORWARDADDR:$

/sbin/iptables -A FORWARD -s $BTFORWARDADDR -p udp --dport 5060:5061 -j ACCEPT

#end of my hack

It works great. Each of those lines starting with "/sbin" is a single line.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Here is my setup:

SB3100 -> Ipcop (Linux based firewall) -> lan (computers, printers, RT31P2)

I am using Ipcop for my firewall/router and have a RT31P2 on my internal network and it works fine for me. I have tried it with the necessary ports forwarded to its ip address and without and it works flawlessly. Currently I have nothing forwarded to the RT31P2.

You sound like you know what your doing so this may be stupid, but are you connecting from the hub to the WAN port on the linksys router via a crossover cable or an "uplink" port on your hub? Are you showing link and activity?

BTW - I am using Comcast.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

It works without any ports forwarded?

I'm not a linux newbie, but I am a bit of a network/routing newbie I admit...when I went to configure this, I treated the Vonage router just like a pc with an application that required forwarding - just like a laptop running bittorrent, lets say.

No, I'm using a normal ethernet cable (not a crossover cable) from my hub to the WAN port on the router. On the hub side, I'm not using the uplink port, just a normal port like the other devices on my LAN.

Are you saying that if I hooked up the router via a crossover cable or to the uplink port, it would not need port forwarding?
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 20, 2005 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

spindley,

I have almost an identical setup that you have and it works fine.
Here is my specifics:

Ambit Cable Modem ----> Linux machine (nic1 - DHCP)
Linux machine (nic2 - 192.168.0.1) ----> Simple 8 port Hub
Hub ----> several PCs (192.168.0.2 thru .6) and the RT31P2 (192.168.0.20)

Here are more of the details of my setup:

- RedHat 7.1 kernel 2.4.20-28.7
- Shorewall 1.4.10c
- I have QOS configured in the kernel via Shorewall. I am using HTB (hierarchical token buckets) which gives me complete control over the outgoing traffic.
- I am using the RT31P2 in a completely degenerate mode, i.e. just using it as a phone adaptor.
- I have my Linux box configured so that it is running a DHCP server and is supplying IPs to the PCs and the RT31P2. I have specifc IPs that are associated with the MAC addresses of the PCs and the RT31P2. I am confident I could configure the RT31P2 to have a static IP (and not get it's IP from the Linux box via DHCP) and make that work.
- I have a regular CAT5 cable running from my 8 port hub to the Internet (WAN) port on the RT31P2. This is the same kind of cable that runs from the hub to the PCs.
- I do NOT have ANY ports forwarded or treated in any special way on the Linux box for the benefit of the RT31P2. **** Any reasonable router that is doing connection tracking and can apply that to UDP traffic (e.g. iptables-1.2.8-8.72.3 in collaboration with the kernel) does NOT NEED PORTS forwarded. Forwarding ports will not hurt - it is just not needed. The RT31P2 constantly initiates a call home (that is why the led blinks about every ten seconds) to reestablish a connection. Look at /proc/net/ip_conntrack on your LInux box.

When I first got my RT31P2 I connected the WAN port to the hub and twiddled with the admin web pages to set it up and verify the MAC address. Once I had configured the RT31P2 I then setup the DHCP on the Linux box and power cycled the RT31P2. All is working well since.

Questions:
1. What are the leds on the front of your RT31P2 doing? My Phone1 led is solid green and the Internet led is green but blinks every 10 secs or so.
2. Can you access the admin web pages in the RT31P2?

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 10:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

spindley wrote:
I *couldn't* see a reason why it wouldn't work either until I messed around for 4 hours last night trying to get it to work with no luck.
I disabled NAT in the config, set a static LAN ip, gateway ip is my linux machine, valid DNS servers from my ISP. Also disabled the DHCP server. No dice. I'm assuming I have to connect the RT31P2's "internet" port to my hub. I have yet to try patching the RT31P2's Internet to LAN, and 2nd LAN port out to the hub, but I'm skeptical of that working.


Try it and see. Its documented in the setup guides. http://www.vonage-forum.com/setup.html

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 21, 2005 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote Back to top

Thats intresting that other people had no problem plugging the WAN port of the Linksys router strieght into a hub. On mine when I did that it I would not get any link on either the hub or the router. I tried multiple ports on the hub and multiple cables. I have two hubs, and on one the uplink port was destroyed by lightning. I really didn't want to buy a new one. The only way my linksys router would work though was if I plugged it into an uplink port.

Do you guys know if the WAN port on the linksys router auto detects if it needs to function as a cross-over or not? (work in either an uplink port or standard port on a hub) Its possible mine is defective or there is something else I did wrong.
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