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 From:  Tim Nelson <tnelson at rockbochs dot com>
 To:  Sterling Windmill <sterling dot windmill at custdata dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] nat source port randomization and VOIP
 Date:  Tue, 9 Sep 2008 09:17:43 -0500 (CDT)
I recently had a situation similar to yours that was cleared up by using Advanced Outbound NAT.

Tim Nelson
Systems/Network Engineer
Rockbochs Inc.
(218)727-4332 x105

----- "Sterling Windmill" <sterling dot windmill at custdata dot com> wrote:

> Since I upgraded my home m0n0wall (running on ALIX) router to 1.3b14,
> I am experiencing an issue with my VOIP provider (Via Talk) that I am
> assuming is a side effect of the newly added nat source port
> randomization. 
> My calls get placed or are received, but I cannot hear the remote
> caller once the call is established. 
> I have worked around this problem temporarily by assigning a static IP
> to the VOIP device in a 1:1 NAT configuration, but I imagine I am in
> the minority for having an extra IP available for this purpose. 
> Is it possible to selectively turn off source port randomization for
> certain IPs? Is my VOIP provider doing something it shouldn't be? Any
> thoughts? 
> BTW, here is the forum thread I referenced: 
> http://forum.m0n0.ch/index.php?topic=2314.msg7523 
> 	Sterling Windmill 
> Systems and Technology 
> Phone: 586-752-9671 Ext 161 
> Fax: 586-752-6589 
> www.custdata.com 
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