Port forwarding or NAT?

Jason Opperisano opie at 817west.com
Tue Sep 14 19:13:56 CEST 2004


On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 09:32, Eric Geater 9/01/04 wrote:
> I have one crazy machine at our home office that must communicate on
> port 6847 to an outside company.  This one machine went through our old
> proxy server until it died last week.  We're using IPTABLES through
> rc.firewall-2.4 on a Linux proxy, but it doesn't seem to be allowing
> this communication to occur.
> 
> Would this be handled through port forwarding or NAT?  

it would be handled by the FORWARD chain of the filter table, and by a
SNAT/MASQ rule in the POSTROUTING chain of the nat table.

-j

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Jason Opperisano <opie at 817west.com>




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