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 From:  Manuel Kasper <mk at neon1 dot net>
 To:  Alan Schmitz <alan at ankeny dot net>
 Cc:  'mono' <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problem with Bridging and NAT
 Date:  Sun, 21 Dec 2003 11:12:08 +0100
On 21.12.2003, at 03:54, Alan Schmitz wrote:

> I added a 1:1 entry for aaa.bbb.ccc.29 to, and I added 
> rules to allow limited access to the DMZ from the WAN, and full access 
> to the DMZ from the LAN.  Everything worked fine from the WAN.  When I 
> tried to access the web site on aaa.bbb.ccc.29 from the LAN, I got the 
> webGUI for m0n0wall.  I was able to bring up the web site on the 
> public server using the private address.

Yep, that's a well-known limitation in ipnat and also applies to normal 
inbound (i.e. non-1:1) NAT setups. Packets cannot "loop" through the 
WAN interface, so that means you'll have to use the private addresses 
to access DMZ from LAN. This FAQ entry explains it:


- Manuel