[Cerowrt-devel] default zones including interfaces and babel

Nathan c.colon.backslash at gmail.com
Sat Oct 4 22:54:53 EDT 2014

Known GUI bug. The firewall display is incorrect. See this message from a
few weeks ago:

On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 10:07 PM, Matt Taggart <matt at lackof.org> wrote:

> Hi cerowrt-devel,
> In a default 3.10.50-1 install on the Network->Firewall->General settings
> page, there are some default zones for wan, lan, guest.
> They don't appear to have any interfaces assigned to them, I am guessing
> the intent is:
> ge00: wired wan port, should be 'wan' zone
> gw00, gw10: guest 2.4/5 wireless, should be 'guest' zone
> se00: wired switch ports, should be 'lan' zone
> sw00, sw10: secure 2.4/5 wireless, ? zone
> gw01, gw11: babel 2.4/5 wireless, ? zone
> 0) shouldn't the interfaces be assigned to zones?
> 1) If the intent is that se00, sw00, sw10 can all communicate freely, maybe
> the zone name should be 'private' or 'secure' (rather than 'lan') and they
> should all be part of that?
> 2) What zone should the babel devices be in, what do they need to be able
> to do?
> This is maybe a good segway into some other questions I have:
> * is there a good description of how the babel stuff works?
> I found this
>   http://www.bufferbloat.net/projects/cerowrt/wiki/Mesh
> which explains configuring, but I guess I would like something like a walk
> through of how a wireless client connects to an interior router and how
> things make it to the internet and back.
> * if I need to secure both my guest wireless and secure wireless networks,
> what does that mean for security of the babel networks and what (if
> anything) stops someone from using them? given that I haven't set
> credentials anywhere on the routers to make it work, I am guessing nothing.
> I think the last time I wirelessly connected two routers it was using the
> old Linksys WDS and it used credentials somehow...
> Thanks,
> --
> Matt Taggart
> matt at lackof.org
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