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RE: [vox-tech] bridging subnets
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RE: [vox-tech] bridging subnets

I too confess confusion.  The reply question is, What are you trying to
accomplish with your setup?

Is there a specific reason that you need the 5 systems to have valid Internet
IP addresses?  Depending on the services you could move all the systems to an
internal network and port forward the specific network services you are using
to the internal 192.168.0.x network behind the Linux box.

To answer your specific question, all that 'needs' to be done is to add the
appropriate destination routes into your router table on the system doing the
NAT/routing.  However, that seems to be a bad idea.

I have one 'real' Internet IP address, but I port forward various services to
different systems as I need to in my own network.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ken Bloom [mailto:kabloom@ucdavis.edu] 
> I'm inventing some random numbers (they're not even valid IP 
> addresses) to explain the problem better
> The following computers are connected via hub to the DSL modem:
> 201.123.321.12
> 201.123.321.13
> 201.123.321.14
> 201.123.321.15
> 201.123.321.16 (eth0) / (eth1)
> What can be done so that the 201.123.321.* computers can see the
> 192.168.0.* computers? Bear in mind that these computers are not 
> necessarily all Linux computers, but that we know 
> 201.123.321.16/ is a Linux computer.
> > From: Rod Roark <rod@sunsetsystems.com>
> > I'm surely being dense, but I don't understand what you
> > mean.  What are the subnets in question?
> > 
> > Here's a thought that may or may not apply.  Perhaps you
> > can put all the machines on a single LAN behind the Linux
> > firewall.  Note that you can assign all 5 external IP's to
> > this Linux box and then port-forward (with iptables) to
> > other machines depending on the destination IP address
> > (and/or port number) of incoming packets.
> > 
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