From: <rlpumphrey at comcast dot net>
> Sorry I´m sure this has been covered many times. But then I´m still
> driven to ask.
> I believe that I´m fighting this problem.
> 16.3. Why isn't it possible to access NATed
> services by the public IP address from
> Problem. It is not possible to access NATed services using the public
> (WAN) IP
> address from within LAN
Let me put this in cartoon script form...
192.168.1.125 - A nice client PC from the upper east side.
192.168.1.10 - A nice web server from mid-town
188.8.131.52 - The public address of the web server
www.myservice.com - The web name of the web server.
Bob - A DNS server
184.108.40.206 - The Mysterious Stranger... (Oooooo)
The Internet - Night.
220.127.116.11 - Hi Bob. I need to talk to www.myservice.com.
Bob - OK, 18.104.22.168, you need to call 22.214.171.124.
126.96.36.199 - ack.
188.8.131.52 - Hi 184.108.40.206. I need web services.
(Sound off stage...) Hey 192.168.1.10, 220.127.116.11 says "Hi 18.104.22.168. I
need web services."
22.214.171.124 - Hi 126.96.36.199. I have web services.
188.8.131.52 - Send me this page...
192.168.1.125 - Hi Bob. I need to talk to www.myservice.com.
Bob - OK, 192.168.1.125, you need to call 184.108.40.206.
192.168.1.125 - ack.
192.168.1.125 - Hi 220.127.116.11. I need web services.
(Sound off stage...) Hey 192.168.1.10, 192.168.1.125 says "Hi 18.104.22.168.
I need web services."
192.168.1.10 - Hi 192.168.1.125. I have web services.
192.168.1.125 - Who are you? I want 22.214.171.124. Go away...