natd with several alias IPs

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Thu Feb 16 02:53:14 PST 2006

On 2/16/06, Chuck Swiger <cswiger at> wrote:
> Andrew Pantyukhin wrote:
> > I wonder, what tricks do you use to use more than
> > one alias IP? I mean, if you have hundreds of
> > hosts behind your firewall, what can you do to alias
> > some of them to one ip, others to another and so on.
> See "man natd" about the following options for 1-to-1 NAT translation, which can
> be put into /etc/natd.conf and processed automagicly when the machine boots:
>      -redirect_address localIP publicIP

That's one trick. Do you use it in production? How many
hosts do you have mapped this way? How do you get
incoming traffic translated to the address it is meant
for, not the last address?

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