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Old 04-13-2007, 04:19 AM   #1
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advantages and disadvantages of nat prerouting / postrouting?


is it possible to use prerouting and postrouting at the same time?

what would be the advantages and disadvantages?

thanks
 
Old 04-13-2007, 07:56 AM   #2
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Um ... PREROUTING and POSTROUTING are used for different things. For example SNAT and MASQUERADE are done from POSTROUTING while DNAT is done from PREROUTING. You might want to take a look at the NAT-HOWTO.
 
Old 04-13-2007, 09:28 PM   #3
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Um ... PREROUTING and POSTROUTING are used for different things. For example SNAT and MASQUERADE are done from POSTROUTING while DNAT is done from PREROUTING. You might want to take a look at the NAT-HOWTO.
thank you very much for the help
ill currently reading the link below
http://www.kalamazoolinux.org/presen...NAT-HOWTO.html
 
  


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