[mythtv-users] Ethernet troubles.
mythtv at macker.co.uk
Mon Apr 27 17:13:04 UTC 2009
Ronald Frazier wrote:
>> IIRC in the IPTables world it's not even called NAT, but Masquerading.
> The table that handles address translation for iptables is called
> "nat". "MASQUERADE" is merely a target that is applicable to entries
> in the "nat" table. Additionally, it's not meant to be used when you
> have a static IP on the WAN.
You beat me to the RFC quotage, but it's worth noting that in the
iptables/ipchains world, IP masq is just a special form of NAT that
doesn't preserve the state table when the interface goes down and/or
changes IP address. It's there simply for convenience when dealing with
a dynamic interface.
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