Common operational misconceptions

Joe Greco jgreco at ns.sol.net
Sun Feb 19 19:07:32 CST 2012


> > I have running code to make the reverse translations, with
> > which protocols such as ftp with PORT commands are working.
> 
> No, I think you do not understand...
> 
> I have a NAT gateway with a single public address.
> 
> I have 15 FTP servers and 22 web servers behind it.
> 
> I want people to be able to go to ftp://<hostname> and/or =
> http://<hostname> for each of them.

Owen,

Your suggestion here would set many "security experts" heads on fire.

Whatever will they do when NAT doesn't make such things virtually
impossible?

:-)

... JG
-- 
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