Friday, April 21, 2006, 10:29:50 PM, you wrote:
> On 4/21/06, Pieterjan Heyse
> <pieterjan dot heyse at scheppers dash wetteren dot be> wrote:
>> but, when I ping 188.8.131.52 I get timeouts, this can make sense,
>> because I map the external 131 IP to 2 internal servers.
> Because when using server NAT, you can only translate TCP and/or UDP.
> The other IP protocols (ICMP, GRE, ...) cannot be used in that type of
> a setup.
Ok, that explains a lot. I dod not know this.
> If you use 1:1 NAT, you can ping. Or, if you explain why you need
> ping, maybe someone can offer an alternative (TCP or UDP ping comes to
Indeed, I'll just use TCP ping. I was testing connectivity to our
mailserver with ICMP ping, that lead to this question.