Is NAT can provide some kind of protection?

Jack Bates jbates at
Thu Jan 13 09:59:58 CST 2011

On 1/12/2011 9:33 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> If you are proxying everything, then, there isn't any actual NAT. There are
> inside sessions and outside sessions.

Depends on the proxy mechanism used. In a transparent firewall proxy 
layout, it generally is still considered NAT. The proxy capabilities of 
the firewall are additional security measures on top of the NAT (and 
definitely should be deployed for their higher security value).


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