windows xp inter vlan routing

Posted on 2009-04-25
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
By using the following command i was able to enable the routing on windows xp.
Click Start, click run and enter regedit.

Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters, we can find a value called IPEnableRouter. Let's double click it and set the value to 1. We are all set then.

and by following command i was able to make communication between ip range and
i was able to ping between the 2 pcs

now my question is can i
1. can i apply restriction on a perticular ip address to not to be accessed by other ip range eg.

let say i want pc with ip address to connect to range where as i dont want any body from range to connect to

2. i want inter vlan routing with vlan 1,2,3 with the winxp router i created above and want that vlan 3 is able to access to the 1 ,2 fully where as 1,2 cannot connect to one pc let say pcvlan3 ip address:

3. can i use protcol level restriction inwords and outwords on xp router i configured.
Question by:serveradmin

    Author Comment

    for got to mention that i have a netgear's programmable switch. in which i can configure vlans want to connect to the xp with internet connection to work as router and firewall to manage the network and traffic.

    Author Comment

    there is one more update the internet connection have 8 ip address porvided by isp how can i assign each ip address to diffrent vlans if possibel
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    Expert Comment

    Thing you are asking are made by a firewall. Xp is not the best os to do so. You could do what you need with ipcop (decicate lunix distrib easy conf) but you will need to dedicate a machine or use a virtual machine (with vmware for ex)

    Author Comment

    thanks for the reply i can u plz explain how i can assign diffrent ip address from 1 isp provided to diffrent vlan from ipcop
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    Accepted Solution

    This is a new question ;)

    the answser if yes, As ipcop is a packege to provide a simple interface to manage a linux package call iptables. The configuration you need may not be available within the simple interface of ipcop, but will be available within iptables.


    Author Comment

    can u plz explain how can i do it in iptables i dont have any exp. of it in linux

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