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 From:  "Daniel L. Hunter" <dhunter at techmethods dot com>
 To:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0 IP vs. NAT IP
 Date:  Tue, 21 Jun 2005 23:07:02 -0400
So you need more than one public (WAN side) IP address to utilize NAT?

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James W. McKeand wrote:

>Daniel L. Hunter wrote:
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>>When you're setting up Server NAT, do you need to use a different IP
>>address than the WAN IP address of the m0n0wall?
>>
>>For example, can my m0n0wall have WAN IP ***.***.77.6 and then have
>>the Server NAT set to the same IP (***.***.77.6)?
>>    
>>
>
>Short answer: No
>
>Long answer:
>Server NAT allows you to make a second (or more) IP(s) available for
>Inbound NAT rules. If you set a Server NAT for ***.***.77.7 - then you
>can select the .7 address when creating Inbound NAT rules.
>
>Once you create the Server NAT the drop down menu for External address
>in the Inbound NAT mappings will include the Server NAT address as an
>option. The default External address on Inbound NAT rules is the
>"Interface address" (this mean WAN IP).
>
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