[pfSense] problems with setting 10.0.0.1/8 on LAN
eugen at leitl.org
Sun Nov 27 10:14:42 EST 2011
On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 04:07:31PM +0100, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> While trying to build VIPs and do 1:1 NAT I accidentally noticed
> that setting LAN to 10.0.0.1/8 (instead of 10.0.0.1/24)
> will make the system unresponsive (this is 2.1-DEVELOPMENT (i386)
> built on Fri Oct 21 12:51:56 EDT 2011). I also have other hosts
> on the 10.0.0.0/24 network -- not sure what mixed network masks
> on the same LAN do. I was not able to ping the WAN interface
> at all.
> I reset the LAN back to 10.0.0.1/24 via an IPMI session, at
> which point the system sprang back.
> I'll try doing the same with a /16 mask, let's see what that
Behavior is the same with /16, ping gets me "Destination Host Unreachable",
while the pfSense itself has no isssue reaching anything outside.
As soon as I reset the LAN back to 10.0.0.1/24 everything
from the outside instantly works again. Weird.
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