debian-powerpc: configuring the airport
Is there a howto to configure the airport basestation and airport card.
I have TiBook (older one) with an airport card installed. I have got it
working with my basestation but I think it is setup to connect to *ANY*
basestation and/or vice-versa. I would like something a bit more secure.
I currently have an old Intel box with a modem 33.6K modem attached to
it. I use it as my firewall (masquerading) to connect to the internet
and my basestation is an access point to the LAN within the protected
network. I have read that it is a bad idea to have a basestation on the
inside of the firewall as it allows other premiscuous wireless nodes to
bypass the firewall and get access to the network. I would like to use
the basestation as the firewall and internet connection so that I can
have a 56K connection and also a more secure wireless solution. Is this
the correct way to go and if so, how do I go about configuring it ?
If the basestation can't act as a firewall then I should be able to
still use the existing firewall. How do I masquerade the airport
basestation ? ie. the firewall will masquerade all traffic within the
local network but what about the basestation as it is connected directly
to the internet. The ISP may see 2 IP nodes which I do not want them to
see as technically my ISP does not allow me to connect a network to the
Thanks for any help or pointers.