Common operational misconceptions

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Sun Feb 19 19:21:44 CST 2012


In message <201202200107.q1K17W5l000294 at aurora.sol.net>, Joe Greco writes:
> > > 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?
> 
> :-)

Time to write "How to use SRV with FTP".  CGN is going to push
the extension of a whole lot of protocols.

Mark
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