Is NAT can provide some kind of protection?

Justin Scott leviathan at darktech.org
Wed Jan 12 23:02:36 CST 2011


Unfortunately there are some sets of requirements which require this
type of configuration.  The PCI-DSS comes to mind for those who deal
with credit card transactions.

-Justin

On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, Dobbins, Roland <rdobbins at arbor.net> wrote:
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> On Mar 21, 2007, at 5:41 AM, Tarig Ahmed wrote:
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>> Security guy told me is not correct to assign public ip to a server, it should have private ip for security reasons.
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> He's wrong.
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>> Is it true that NAT can provide more security?
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> No, it makes things worse from an availability perspective.  Servers should never be NATted or placed behind a stateful firewall.
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