[clug-talk] my ipcop box
mbgb14 at gmail.com
Mon May 15 19:32:22 PDT 2006
THANK YOU! You rock man. I just plugged in my windows box with a crossover
cable and it just worked. Seriously, I should have known that -- i worked
for my ISP for a couple months and built CAT5 cables. I just forgot I guess.
Sweet man its up and running. This couldn't be cooler. Now, if I could only
figure out where those parental controls you guys were demo'ing were (were
they an addon?)!
On 5/15/06, Darcy Brodie <darcy at canasc.ca> wrote:
> Gustin Johnson wrote:
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> > Mitchell Brown wrote:
> >> You guys, after your lovely presentation insipred me to set one up of
> >> own. Okay, the install went smooth.
> >> I've got two network cards in it, and I've correctly identified them as
> >> green and red. Now, when I plug a machine into my green interface, and
> >> try and ifup it, it cant get an IP from the DHCP server! I set it up
> >> act as it (although I can no longer find the menu to change it :-/) but
> >> it still doesn't see the machine.
> > In the web GUI, click: Services -> DHCP server
> >> Even though I couldn't get an IP, I tried going to
> >> (The IP I gave it) and, not surprisingly, it failed.
> > https://192.168.1.1:445
> > Of course you need to manually configure an ip address on your
> > workstation. Under linux the following should work:
> > ifconfig eth0 up
> > ip addr add 192.168.1.200/24 dev eth0
> > ip route add default via 192.168.1.1
> > Windows should be straight forward (look in tcp/ip properties on the
> > appropriate Ethernet device).
> > If all of this fails, log in to your ipcop box (try ssh, or directly via
> > the console aka keyboard :) and issue a reboot command.
> > Also, make sure that there is no other device on the LAN with the same
> > IP address.
> > Oh, and finally, check all the cabling. Physical issues can cause
> > sleepless nights if you don't look for them.
> >> Suggestions anyone?
> >> -
> When you say that you connected a machine into the green nic, are you
> going directly from one computer to the ipcop green interface with a
> single network cable? if so, that cable will have to be a cross over
> cable. If you have a network hub or switch in between then you use
> straight through network cables (if you look at the coloring of the 8
> wires inside the connector, on a straight cable, they will all be in the
> same order, but on a cross-over cable, 4 of them will be switched
> Hope this helps
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