Mission Control - We have a Problem29 Jul 2008
Our ADSL connection went down yesterday morning, taking with it our websites, email and browsing. It is amazing how cut-off you feel without Internet access. We have a fully-managed service, so Clara.net sent out a replacement router, only to find that the problem was elsewhere and that they had to log the fault with BT.
Thinking that our Internet access could be out for days, I decided to try and utilise my laptop’s Vodafone 3G modem. After a little research on my Eee PC I discovered that IPCop firewall can only handle a single WAN interface, so I decided to build a temporary IPCop firewall for the purpose: