NAT problem when coming from private network

Jason Opperisano opie at 817west.com
Fri Apr 22 06:22:55 CEST 2005


On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 07:35:33PM -0700, Royce Kemp wrote:
> at first this is what I thought the solution would be, but Mark Wells said 
> that his mail server is on the same subnet as the client machine 
> (192.168.1.8 and 192.168.1.34)... so why can't the mail server communicate 
> directly with the client machine? so packet go from client to firewall and 
> are redirected to the mail server.. then the mail server will arp for 
> 192.168.1.34 and return packet directly to him). is this not possible?

just as people refuse to search the ML archives, i refuse to re-type
this email for the 50th time.  speaking of #50--here it is:

  http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=netfilter&m=110571844432115&w=2

-j

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 Stewie: "Cinderella had two step-'watermelons', who were very 'smelly'
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 Stewie: Oh, how ruthlessly absurd."
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