On Sat, 25 Jan 2003 22:40:55 GMT, "John Nielsen"
>> I cannot get port forwarding to work with natd.
>> I have the following setup:
>> FreeBSD 4.4-PRERELEASE
>You'll want to update for security reasons if nothing else..
Well, this whole exercise is to get my 4.7-RELEASE up and configgered
so I can move to that and decommission the old box.
>> In /etc/rc.conf:
>> natd_flags="-f /etc/natd.conf"
>> In /etc/natd.conf:
>> interface fxp0
>> log yes
>> redirect_port tcp fatboy:80 50000
>Looks good, assuming that's what you want. Requests on on tcp port 50000 on
>the external interface will be forwarded to port 80 on "fatboy" on the
That's what I want. But I don't get what I want!!
Quote:>One hopes that "fatboy" is defined in /etc/hosts.
Well, it wasn't. Now I added an entry
and restarted natd ... is there anything else I need to REHUP after
changing the file?
>that natd port redirection only works from the outside. That is, if you
>point a browser on your internal network at your natd box, you won't get
Hmm, wait. So if I am trying to use a different machine on the LAN to
access fatboy, I will not go through NAT?
Thanks for your help!