-redirect_port problem

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com
Wed Apr 9 13:42:37 PDT 2003

"abdul" <freebsd at citizensbankng.com> writes:

> I use a FreeBSD box (version 4.7) as my Internet Proxy machine. I presently use the natd daemon to redirect all HTTP 
> traffic to our web server and POP/SMTP to our mail server. This works well. A portion of my rc.conf file is:
> natd_program="/sbin/natd"       # path to natd, if you want a different one.
> natd_enable="YES"                # Enable natd (if firewall_enable == YES).
> natd_interface="tl0"               # Public interface or IPaddress to use.
> natd_flags=" -redirect_port tcp -redirect_port tcp 25 -redirect_port 
> tcp 110 -redirect_port tc
> p 80 "       
> My Problem
> In addition to what I have above, I want to redirect all HTTP traffic from a particular external server (a public IP) to port 
> 8080 of a local machine for our mobile banking software. So I modified my rc.conf as follows:
> natd_flags=" -redirect_port tcp     -redirect_port tcp 25 
> -redirect_port tcp 110 -redirect_port tcp 80 "                   #
> I have confirmed that can locally browse to the HTTP based software running on the local machine in question 
> (
> I will appreciate any help.

Your message is hard to understand, partly because it is badly

The real trouble, though, is that you don't describe what actually
happens when you try to use the port redirection.  [Remember, of
course, that the redirection will only work from *outside* your

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