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Network Configuration not accepting IP Block

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Hello,
  I am trying to switch to a new Internet connection on our watchguard firebox.
1. can I just edit the current configuration with the new Ip's and upload it to the firebox?
2. when I try to enter the new IP lan Block in Network Configuration it turns red and will not accept the block 64.X.X.X/29
I don't think it likes the subnet of /29

Thank You
Mike

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may be your trying to enter ipaddress/29, not network_address/29?

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I'm typing the Ip assignments that they gave me:
Customer LAN Block: 64.X.X.X/29    if I put a /24 it would accept it. I tried a fresh config, but the firebox still will not accept the block

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can you please write your netblock here. you can mask first and second octets, but at lease leave the last one unhided

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customer LAN Block: 64.X.X152/29
Customer Gateway: 64.X.X.153
Usable Range: 64.X.X.154 - 64.X.X.158
Customer Subnet: 255.255.255.248

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Ok the netblock itself is correct.
Are you trying to put an ip address on your otgoing interface
or you are trying to create just network object ?

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Trying to enter it into the External outgoing Firewall interface

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the 152/29 is a network, you your first free ip of the interface is 154/29 and your gw is 153/29

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OK, so I need to put a working Ip address 154/29 in the config. I though I needed to put the lan block that they assigned me. I will give that a try tonight when I can bring the line down.
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>> customer LAN Block: 64.X.X152/29
>> Customer Gateway: 64.X.X.153
>> Usable Range: 64.X.X.154 - 64.X.X.158
>> Customer Subnet: 255.255.255.248

You cannot put the subnet IP in the WG GUI; you can try putting 192.168.1.0/24 as IP on external [or any subnet IP like 1.1.1.0/24] and can notice that you would receive error; as your first usable IP is .154 put this or any which you think should be the external IP of your box and it would get accepted.

Thank you.

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Thanks for the help From_EXP....I got everything setup....NAT'd and up and running with the first useable IP address. Watchguards manuals and Knowledge base are not very helpful.

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nice!
good luck mfleming07!

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