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RE: [suse-security] SuSEfirewall2 and viewing your own internal w eb site
  • From: "Reckhard, Tobias" <tobias.reckhard@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 11:50:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <96C102324EF9D411A49500306E06C8D1A5702A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> is there a solution to the problem:
> suse log file:
> this error occurs when i define a link on a web based page or
> forum that
> points back at
> my firewall's external address.

Yes. Use DNS and set up split horizon DNS. I.e. have www.yourdom.ain resolve
to the private IP address the WWW server is actually on internally. This is
pretty trivial with djbdns and quite easy with BIND as well (some may even
find that easier).


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