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 From:  Jakob Schwienbacher <jakob dot schwienbacher at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Disabling NAT
 Date:  Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:05:09 +0100
Hi Lex Tre,

By disabling NAT your Internet connection will not work anymore. You
need NAT enable because Privat addresses like 10.x.x.x, 192.168.x.x
are not routed in the public Internet. NAT hide your whole LAN behind
your public IP. So you can surf with more than one PC.



On 14 December 2011 15:32, lextre at trelex dot co dot uk <lextre at trelex dot co dot uk> wrote:
> The WAN NIC has a static IP address assigned by my ISP and the LAN ip is
> 10.195.136.x.
> When I check using services such as whatismyip the public ip is always
> returned. I assumed (perhaps
> incorrectly) that by completely disabling NAT any outgoing connections from
> a workstation will use the
> internal ip address or am I misunderstanding something?
> Original Message:
> -----------------
> From: Matthew Cramer mat at mc dash tech dot co dot uk
> Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:18:40 +0000
> To: lextre at trelex dot co dot uk
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Disabling NAT
> what IP does your NIC have?
> On 14 December 2011 13:40, lextre at trelex dot co dot uk <lextre at trelex dot co dot uk> wrote:
> I have read the section in the handbook regarding disabling NAT but I would
> like to know how I can test it
> has been successful. When I do a whatismyip on the net my address always
> shows as the public ip - is this
> the correct behaviour? If anybody could advise how I can confirm NAT has
> been completely disabled I
> would really appreciate it! I'm using m0n0wall 1.33 Generic PC.
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