How to setup PIX with Westell DSL Modem and Bellsouth?

Posted on 2007-10-03
Last Modified: 2013-12-27
I have been having a hard time setting up a PIX 501 with a Westell DSL modem through Bellsouth service.  I have the Westell setup in Bridged mode and have setup the PIX with the correct PPPoE information via startup wizard.  I am able to ping the outside world via the outside interface but not the inside interface.  I have tried both static and dynamic settings for the PPPoE server setup, thinking that I had a routing problem.  Any suggestions??
Question by:intersource
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    You need default route so that the PIX will know to route all traffic even though it has picked up an ip address by DHCP.

    In addition you also need a NAT rule in place so that all traffic from the inside will be translated to a public internet address. This can be the address of the firewalls outside interface. Here is a guide for setting up a pix for basic internet access:

    Author Comment

    I will give this a shot to see how it works.  Thanks!
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        You can not Ping inside interface, this is by default for security. You have to allow ICMP
          access-list inside_access_in permit icmp any any
          access-list inside_access_in permit ip any any
          access-group inside_access_in in interface inside
         We would help better if you post your running config


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