Weird Problem...

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Wed Nov 19 14:35:08 PST 2003

Please don't top-post.

Peter Elsner <peter at> writes:

> Thanks, that's my next attempt.  I don't have NAT running right now,
> but didn't think it was required unless I have the firewall enabled.
> I usually enable that after I get everything else up and running.

NAT has nothing to do with firewalling.  For efficiency reasons, they
are often done in the same place, as with ipfw being the way that
packets get fed into natd, but they are functionally unrelated.

Please read the "Network Address Translation" chapter in the FreeBSD

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