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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: accessing wan addresses while on LAN or Optionals
 Date:  Thu, 17 Nov 2005 13:26:32 -0500
Spectra wrote:
> "It is not possible to access NATed services using the WAN IP address
> from within LAN (or an optional network)."
> This is the note that is displayed in Firewall:NAT and also the outcome
> that we experience when trying to access our mail server using a WAN
> address.  It is quite inconvenient to have to switch IPs to the internet
> address when we're on the LAN, so I am wondering if anyone has a
> solution or some kind of hack to get the WAN address to resolve while
> you're using a machine on the LAN.
> Let me know what your experiences/fixes for this are.

Use internal DNS system that gives the internal IP addresses of your 
hosts in wan/dmz.


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