confusion configuring NAT

Christopher Cowart ccowart at
Wed Mar 19 13:22:00 PDT 2008

Josh Paetzel wrote:
> I don't see much in the man page for ipfw concerning nat, certainly not the 
> rules you are specifying.   Try man natd  

NAT support was added to ipfw with the 7.0 release. You don't need to
run natd if you're using ipfw nat.

Robert Huff wrote:
> ipfw nat 10 config log ip

You should disable natd. Try the following command to configure the nat

# ipfw nat 10 config if $OIF log reset

Chris Cowart
Network Technical Lead
Network & Infrastructure Services, RSSP-IT
UC Berkeley
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