Hi, of course im not trying access NATed services by the public IP address
Im in my office conected with DSL (20km far from home) and im trying to
reach my vilage-network APs. Users in my network are connected wireless to
I wolud like to reach AccesPoint behind mono. (now im doing this way:
conect to my PC using VNC, and from my PC located in LAN side i can open
webadmin page of AP located in LAN) But i cant do it directly to AP from my
office with PROPERLY set NAT rules. (auto-creation firewall rule etc..)
There is somethings with mono... (NAT is working but not properly, i can
reach PC, routers but not AP... ..If i use normal router its no problem to
reach any device)
What are routers passing and mono doesnt?
Anyway, James - thx. for reply!
----- Original Message -----
From: "James McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 2:54 PM
Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] NAT bug - reaching LAN AP from internet
Peter Parnièan wrote:
> Hi guys,
> i have find some problem with NAT. (this have been asked more than
> 20times in Czech and Slovak m0n0wall disscusion group and more people
> had same results!!!)
> m0n0 is blocking somethings what shouldnt...
> I have set NAT rules:
> if WAN IP 22.214.171.124 and port 5900 go to local IP
> 192.168.100.150:5900 (my PC with VNC) and its working OK
> Than i have in my LAN AccessPoint 192.168.100.100:81, therefore i set
> if WAN IP 126.96.36.199 and port 81 go to local IP
> 192.168.100.100:81 and this is NOT working !!! (its AP ovislink1120)
> But from LAN i just type 192.168.100.100:81 and there is no problem.
> Than i have same hardware ovis1120 but i have changed firmaware to
> router, so it no more like AP and this can be reached from internet.
> I did same NAT steps with normal router (cisco) and its working great
> also with AP (any device can be reached using NAT) . It looks like
> router is passing somethings what mono dont.
> But what it can be? ...mono stop some layer or what? ...i really
> don't undestant
Hate to ask the obvious questions, but here they are:
Are you trying to access the public IP (188.8.131.52) from the LAN (i.e.
private IP - 192.168.100.x)? If so - classic LANNAT issue...
The next question is when you created the NAT rule did you allow the
auto-creation of the firewall rule? Maybe auto-create should be the default
on inbound NAT?
James W. McKeand
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