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I have had a couple of SSG140's running 6.2.0r8.0 for a couple of years in a simple configuration, however I need to change this. I am not a CLI guru at all and manage to do everything I need to via the WebGUI, so help using this method would be preferable if at all possible, thank you. Any help from experts would be appreciated. I am sure that what I want to accomplish is not that difficult, however I have not managed to do it successfully myself. The example of what I want to do follows, with changed IP Addresses. This is working from a completely factory reset SSG140 to make it easier.
Our data center provider has installed a router and it has 2 interfaces. Interface 1 is for general internet access, setting this up is simple and it works fine. Interface 2 is for accessing servers at their data center, this is what I am battling with.
ethernet0/0 - trust - 192.168.100.0/24ethernet0/2 - untrust - 18.104.22.168/29
The above works for internet access with the additional minimal configuration that was required.
I have been told by the data centre IT to connect the second cable, from their router interface 2 to a spare port on the SSG, which I have done to ethernet0/4.
Their brief instructions:
- To access the internet (this I have done, except for the VLAN 200 part which I am not sure if I have to do or not?)- Set up SSG ethernet0/2 as a routed port with 22.214.171.124/29 (VIP)- Use VLAN number 200- Default route to 126.96.36.199
- To access the data center (this I am battling with?)- Set up SSG ethernet0/4 as an internal VLAN access port- Ethernet0/0 and ethernet0/4 to be in the same VLAN (Trust) segment- Use VLAN number 100- VLAN interface 192.168.100.x (x = an unused IP address)- Add static route to data center 10.200.100.0/26- Routing to data center next hop from SSG 10.200.100.0/26 gateway 192.168.100.21
From what I understand - the Datacentre folks are asking you to place both 0/0 and 0/4 in the same L2 segment. This can be done usign Bgroup interfaces. You must have some predefined ones on your Firewall already.
What you need to do:
- Remove IP from e0/0
- add 0/0 and 0/4 to any bgroup interface (bg0)
- assign the 192.168.100.x/24 IP, zone etc., to the bg0 interface. In simple terms, migrate whatever configuration you had on e0/0 to bg0 - IP, routes etc.,
Thank you Gokul, this worked well. Apologies for taking so long is accepting the solution.
You are welcome Paul.. glad I could help!