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Old 05-09-2007, 10:04 AM   #1
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iptables howto

I'm having problems with iptables.. I've never used iptables before, Please help...

I have 3 servers:

| Server A |-----| Server B |---------------------| WAN |-------------| Server C |

Server A have no connection to server C
Server B have connection to server C

I need all connections from server A to server B on port 3333 will be forwarded to server C on the same port.

I've tried to do this on server B:
iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -s SERVER-A-IP -p tcp -m tcp --dport 3333 -j DNAT --to-destination SERVER-C-IP


echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward

And when I tested the connection from A to B on port 3333 i get network timeout..

Help please.

Last edited by odedm; 05-09-2007 at 11:45 AM.
Old 05-09-2007, 12:38 PM   #2
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well problem solved...
iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s sourceip -d destip -j MASQUERADE

and now it's working


bye bye.


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