This article will describe the required firewall rules to allow a Digi TransPort router to obtain an IP Address via DHCP on an Ethernet interface with firewall enabled.Note:
This article assumes a running configuration where ETH 0 is used, set to obtain an ip address from a DHCP server and firewall is enabled on this interface.Warning: Enabling the firewall without proper configuration can cause access loss to the unit until it is rebooted.Insert new rulesNavigate to Configuration - Security > Firewall
Under Action, click on Insert on the first line. (these 2 rules needs to be at the very top to be hit first)
Repeat this step 2 times to add the following 2 rules :pass in break end on eth 0 from any port=67 to any port=68 inspect-state
pass out break end on eth 0 from any port=68 to any port=67 inspect-statePlease Note: If you are using a different ethernet interface, for example a logical interface for Wifi, change the number to match accordingly (ie: ETH 1, ETH 2, ETH 12 etc..)
Select the interface used. In this case ETH 0
The ETH 0 interface should now obtain an IP address from the DHCP server.
Last updated: Aug 23, 2017