I use OpenWRT on my Linksys WRT54GL, all shell, no web interface. My basic problem is that both me and my roomate need ports forwarded from the internet to our systems. This means NAT, for nat you need to know the IP address that you’re forwarding too. I could just ‘static’ the IP on our boxes and then set up the NAT. This is not the correct way to do things, as it would be much more difficult to keep track of who uses what IP and make sure that dnsmasq doesn’t give out our static-ed IP’s.
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