connecting servers on lan to internet

Al Plant noc at
Fri Dec 20 19:50:22 UTC 2013

Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:12:21 -1000
> Al Plant <noc at> wrote:
>> If I NAT the two servers to the lan and direct the DNS to the single 
>> line IP will that work?
> 	Frank has given good advice on how to do it. It will work fine
> *provided* your ISP is giving you a public IP address not a private one
> behind their own NAT and they are not blocking incoming traffic to the
> ports you use (25, 80 and perhaps 443). Also if the IP is public but
> dynamic (like mine) then you will need a dynamic DNS entry somewhere.
> 	I do much the same thing here, I had to request an opening for
> incoming port 25 from my ISP since they block it by default.


Thanks Steve and Frank for checking my concept. I will be working with 
the ISP on testing the open ports before I start moving anything over.

Thanks for the suggestions.

Happy Holidays.


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