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Re: A Simple Question on iptables (NAT issue)
  • From: FW <frost.wrath@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 13:43:57 +0800
  • Message-id: <26a094210604182243mdf2992crac37ab01201355d9@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
The original NAT config that the admin set was:

iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o ppp0 -j MASQUERADE



On 4/19/06, FW <frost.wrath@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, all.
>
> My situation is:
>
> the gateway(Linux 2.4) imposes NAT on all the traffic from all
> workstations(configured with public IP addresses rathar than private
> ones) within the LAN.
>
> Now I want to set an exception in the NAT rule. That's to say, I want
> the gateway not to do NAT on *one specific workstation* within the
> LAN. Could you HELP me
> on how to do that?
>
> I'm quite sorry that I haven't had a good reading on iptables docs.
> But I'm not likely going to configure iptables other than this time
> since I'm not an network administrator. I just got the temperory
> approval from the network administrator who has been busy and gave me
> the root password to configure the gateway myself. I only want to
> enable the sshd on one Linux workstation within the LAN so that I may
> login to do some work when I am far from the LAN.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>

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