Router recommendations

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Fri Feb 2 19:35:08 MST 2007


On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 18:47 -0700, Joe Crown wrote:
> The problem is on it going back.  Because the cheap router will see the 
> server sending out on port 80 & will assume that it should continue on 
> port 80 all the way to the other computer.  The only solutions are the 
> expensive routers or turn a computer into a router.  either way it costs 
> a bunch of money.

It's really not so complicated. It's just another form of NAT, which all
these routers are capable of. FWIW, here's the iptables command to do
it:

        iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 1001 -j DNAT
        --to-destination suse:80
        
Corey





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