No, it does not have to effect the outside world. You can do NAT in both
directions. If you are implementing NAT as part of a security strategy would
it not be better to place those machines outside of the NAT router. That
way, you would only be translating addresses outbound from your network.
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From: saeed abubakar <saeed @
To: 'firewalls @
com' <firewalls @
Date: Thursday, February 26, 1998 6:03 AM
Subject: NAT question
> We will be implementing NAT for our Intranet using CISCO 2509,
> The question I have for all you Guru's is, I have an Oracle Server
>(running ever thing on NT) and a Lotus Notes (again NT) server
>accessible to the outside world will implementation of NAT affect their,
>approachability from the outside world and for people on the inside.
> I hope my question is comprehended by all.
>Sr. System Engineer
>Cyber Internet Services (Pvt) Ltd.
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