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Old 12-26-2004, 12:56 AM   #1
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differ between proxysever and NAT

i have an small LAN and i want to share internet connection, somebody told me i can use proxy server and NAT to implimented it, i know proxy server can help you to request the information need in the LAN via proxy server,however the NAT can translate the private ip address to the server's internet address. but i don't know what other differences??and which one is more suitable for my suitation. thanks
Old 12-26-2004, 01:56 AM   #2
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proxyserver works only for http. nat works for all tcp/udp traffic.


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