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 From:  Adam Nellemann <adam at nellemann dot nu>
 To:  Joey Morin <joeymorin at alumni dot uwaterloo dot ca>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] NATed services by the public IP
 Date:  Thu, 24 Jun 2004 20:59:15 +0200
Joey Morin wrote:

> from http://m0n0.ch/wall/docbook/faq-lannat.html
> 
> 	"Why isn't it possible to access NATed services by the public IP
> 	address from LAN?"
> 
> this is perhaps only a minor annoyance, but when i moved to m0n0wall i
> lost this ability.  behind my inexq this was no problem.  can anyone
> explain why this is not possible to implement?  is it a limitation, or by
> design?

While probably not quite what you are after, you could use DNS 
overrides to map some (actual or imaginary) domain names to the 
corrosponding internal IPs, and thus be able to access any NAT'ed 
services from the LAN in much the same way you would from the WAN.


Adam.