Bumping my thread...just looking to understand what this feature is supposed to provide and how to
set it up.
Steve Yates wrote on Sat, Nov 12 2011 at 10:13 pm:
> 1.33 adds this change:
> "inbound NAT rules can now be added on the LAN interface with the WAN
> address as a target; this helps with accessing servers on an optional interface
> from the LAN interface by using m0n0wall's WAN IP address"
> Does that literally mean ONLY optional interfaces, and that a LAN->WAN IP->
> LAN connection is still not supported? Does "target" mean the "NAT IP" field
> in the firewall rule edit page?
> Overall I saw some odd behavior when experimenting with this, which may
> have been me shooting myself in the foot. :) I added a NAT rule on LAN for
> HTTPS to point to a WAN IP, and when saving I lost connection halfway through
> the page load, but was immediately able to reconnect. (It probably didn't help
> that I was connected to m0n0wall using HTTPS at the time.) However I then
> edited that rule, and though my change was recorded (but not yet Applied) all
> the firewall rules had been erased/lost, but I could restore from backup.