SNAT or MASQ or both?
rob at sterenborg.info
Fri Apr 28 00:37:15 CEST 2006
netfilter-bounces at lists.netfilter.org scribbled on Thursday, 27 April
> I'm creating a gateway that has dynamic addresses for most of the
> internal machines. I'm using masquerading successfully but my
> question is this...i have some machines for which I want to use static
> internal addresses...do i need to setup an snat rule for these
> machines or is masquerading adequate? A brief sentence in a how-to
> made me think maybe masquerading wasn't the right way to go for these
> machines...but i'm not sure.
That's about *external* dynamic IP adresses, not internal.
User SNAT is you have a static external IP (and are not using a ppp
adapter for your internet connection, if I remember correctly).
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