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 From:  "Michael A. Alderete" <lists dash 2003 at alderete dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Custom RDR NAT rules: How to add?
 Date:  Sun, 15 Feb 2004 21:09:26 -0800
>I much prefer this solution because I host 4 domains on the server in my
>dmz, and within each domain I
>have several subdomains (i.e. pics.rodrig.com, dave.rodrig.com, etc.).
>Using the overrides means I have
>to enter each of these manually, but with only the one RDR rule all of
>these are taken care of, since
>they all resolve to the same address.
>I realize this would be of limited use to most people, since the overrides
>already address this as it
>would apply in most situations.

Just to add my two cents, I would find this extremely useful. I have 14
different domains hosted on my home server (most light duty), with several
CNAMEs per domain that all resolve down to one server. I have over a dozen
overrides of the DNS forwarder, and they only cover the most common aliases
for my servers. This is by far the #1 reason I *hate* 1:1 NAT for servers,
and quite a pain in the butt to input.

Not being able to reach DMZ systems as though they were on the Internet is,
IMHO, the #1 limitation of m0n0wall today. (It's still an awesome piece of
software, of course!) Would love to see an easy way around the current


Michael A. Alderete           <mailto:lists dash 2003 at alderete dot com>