Is NAT can provide some kind of protection?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Jan 12 13:03:09 CST 2011


On Jan 12, 2011, at 8:54 AM, Fernando Gont wrote:

> On 12/01/2011 01:17 p.m., George Bonser wrote:
> 
>> But your security person needs to shift their thinking because the
>> purpose of NAT and private addressing is to conserve IP address, not to
>> provide security.  With IPv6, the concept of NAT goes away.  
> 
> You have heard about NAT66, right?
> 
Yes... Hopefully it was just a bad dream.

NATing IPv6 doesn't do anything good. There's no benefit, only cost.

Owen





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