I have a case where the ISP has allocated the customer 8 static IP addresses in a range .120 - .127 the broadcast address is .127 and the router address is .126 Previously the system had the wan set to auto obtain, and picked up the .126 address. This has been working well for a number of years, however the customer is now looking to undertake an expansion in the number of servers, and for the external facing roles it was agreed that these servers should effectively be addressable on one of the external IP addresses, rather than port forwarding of the existing .126 address.
This is not something I have normally done, so would welcome peoples suggestions / best practice.
The current configuration is very simple - ISP Modem > Clear WAN > LAN
The thought had occurred to me that I could implement some form of NAT to a separate subnet on the LAN (to keep external traffic defined), a kind of hot lan - but then I would need a 'hot lan' interface AND an LAN interface defined on the server. I don't know if I've made it too complicated. What would others recommend for Clear?
I found an article relating to multiple IPs on M0n0wall but I'm not sure that its helped my understanding, and I would still need some guidance of how to implement on Clear.
I wanted to change the console keyboard from the default US to UK (was having problems with passwords using @ and "). I want to make other users aware that they must run the loadkeys command with sudo, in order for it to work, therefore in my example:
sudo loadkeys uk
I also believe that I will need define this somewhere as the default for when the system reboots to make it permanent?
when I leave the console screen for a few minutes its goes blank. I found the following article which suggests some changes: blank screen
Please could someone reply with the correct syntax / file location for a permanent change on 6.5 as the system is currently in production use (and my cautious approach) I would prefer not to 'try and see'.