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 From:  "Steve Thomas" <sthomas at consultant dot com>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] the meaning of FAQ 16.3
 Date:  Wed, 17 Jan 2007 03:57:14 -0500
I hope it hits Broadway!

Nice post Lee.

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: "Lee Sharp"
  To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
  Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] the meaning of FAQ 16.3
  Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 22:40:40 -0600


  From:


  > driven to ask.

  > 16.3. Why isn't it possible to access NATed
  > services by the public IP address from
  > LAN?
  > 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...

  Cast:

  192.168.1.125 - A nice client PC from the upper east side.
  192.168.1.10 - A nice web server from mid-town
  65.20.65.20 - The public address of the web server
  www.myservice.com - The web name of the web server.
  Bob - A DNS server
  25.60.25.60 - The Mysterious Stranger... (Oooooo)

  The Internet - Night.

  25.60.25.60 - Hi Bob. I need to talk to www.myservice.com.
  Bob - OK, 25.60.25.60, you need to call 65.20.65.20.
  25.60.25.60 - ack.

  25.60.25.60 - Hi 65.20.65.20. I need web services.
  (Sound off stage...) Hey 192.168.1.10, 25.60.25.60 says "Hi
  65.20.65.20. I
  need web services."
  65.20.65.20 - Hi 25.60.25.60. I have web services.
  25.60.25.60 - 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 65.20.65.20.
  192.168.1.125 - ack.

  192.168.1.125 - Hi 65.20.65.20. I need web services.
  (Sound off stage...) Hey 192.168.1.10, 192.168.1.125 says "Hi
  65.20.65.20.
  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 65.20.65.20. Go away...


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