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  1. Hi Asi,

    The first statement tells the ASA that a device with IP address on the DMZ has to be translated to which is on the outside. On the interfaces we configured to which security-zone it belongs (INSIDE, DMZ or OUTSIDE).

    The direction doesn’t matter…from the outside you can connect to and it will be translated to When initiates traffic that goes from DMZ > outside then it also gets translated to The only thing the ASA cares about is what to translate.

    The same thing applies to th

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  2. Hi Asi,

    As a rule of thumb, you can use (INSIDE,OUTSIDE) or (DMZ,OUTSIDE) when you want to translate the entire subnet of your INSIDE or DMZ to a public IP address.

    (OUTSIDE,INSIDE) or (OUTSIDE,DMZ) can be used for port forwarding.


  3. Thanks Rene . I have sorted out the issue when capturing the packet.Many Thanks

  4. Hello Naila

    Let’s look again at the example that Rene was referring to:

    ASA1(config)# object network WEB_SERVER
    ASA1(config-network-object)# host
    ASA1(config-network-object)# nat (DMZ,OUTSIDE) static

    This statement will cause a translation from host which is on the DMZ to be translated to a static external IP address of This translation functions both ways, meaning that when communicates with devices on the outside, the source address of this communication will be translated to, an

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