Filter Internet NAT

Discussion in 'other firewalls' started by phasechange, Jul 20, 2006.

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  1. phasechange

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    checking that option will disable local LAN users from accessing port forwarded services in the router.

    i dont know how to simply the language, but id leave it unchecked.
     
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    fairyliquidizer,
    Filter Internet NAT Redirection option allows you to block local users behind the router to gain access to the local server that is behind the same router by using the Internet IP address. To enable this option, select Enabled. To disable this option and allow local computers to get access to the local server, select Disabled.
     
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  4. sosaiso

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    Is this the original firmware?

    I don't have this router, I'm merely curious.
     
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    Hi sosaiso,

    Yes
     
  6. phasechange

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    I had read the help file and was left wondering if this would have no impact (because I use the LAN address) or if it will impact my access to my server.

    I think no impact on reflection and reading your interpretation. I'm going to turn it on and see. What is the security risk from leaving it off? Spoofing?

    Fairy
     
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    Basically, if there is a server running behind your router, and you enable this option, then no other PC`s on your lan (behind the router) will have access to the server. This option will have no effect on your PC to connect out to the internet.

    Stem
     
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    I turned it on and I can still access the server fine. I guess that's because I'm using the LAN address. Thank you all,

    Fairy
     
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