Stand-a-lone NAT PGM

Kenneth Culver culverk at
Fri Jun 27 10:51:09 PDT 2003

> I have been looking for NAT program which is not part of some other
> program like NATD is part of IPFW or IPNAT is part of IPFILTER or NAT of
> user ppp. I can not find any NAT program in the FBSD ports collection
> unless I mis-understood some description.  If anybody knows of one
> please let me know. Yes I know that I can set firewall rule to pass all
> packets just to use NAT function, but I don't want overhead of firewall
> logic, just simple NAT like PPP NAT function with out the PPP stuff. I
> was wondering if the NAT logic code from user ppp could be copied and
> made into stand-a-lone NAT program. My programming ability is not great
> so I am asking for opinions on weather this is technical possible?
> Thanks

As far as I know, you HAVE to use a Firewall because there has to be some
way to redirect the packets to the "nat program."


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