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  1. Hi Rene,

    So far I know we dont use src rewrite for Outside NAT . For outsite NAT ,We use Port forwarding to a particular IP(Dont translate SRC IP Just rewrite DST IP).So how the problem occure .I think no issue on Legacy NAT or do me more explanation in which situation, we will use NAT Virtual Interface.Thanks


  2. This article is important, for having a good understanding of NAT.

    I do understand that the real issue is : How to reach a WAN address from a LAN domain, by pinging a LAN address (that is supposed to be translated to the target WAN address). I do also understand that the solution is not supposed to use routing rules for jumping from LAN side to WAN side.

    However, some points are confusing for me.

    * Point-1

    The issue is first demonstrated by typing the command below :

    R1#ping repeat 1

    But ; the following explanation lines do no longer use it. Inst

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  3. Hello Maodo

    The command ping repeat 1 is used to test if a NAT translation without a default route will function correctly.

    The command ping repeat 1 is a completely different test. which is testing the NAT translation between and This can be seen from the words: “Let’s try something else…” before the command as seen below:


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  4. Rene,

    Regarding NAT VI I noticed a limitation I am having when configuring this and I was wondering if you can shed some light on this.

    First off, great explanations and examples of NAT VI. Network Lessons has definitely been one of my go to sources for studying and I have been recommending this site to co-workers which find this site amazing as well.

    Back to my question:

    When I configure NAT VI I can test my nat translations from within my LAN hitting my WAN ip address ex: ( port 80) but why can I no longer remote into that device through its local IP

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  5. Hello Juan

    From my understanding, this is your topology (correct me if I’m wrong:


    You are translating:

    • on the WAN interface to
    • on the WAN interface to

    So, you are able to remote into Device 1 from Device 2 ONLY when you connect via the address and you cannot connect when you attempt to connect directly to Correct?

    If this is the case, then the NAT configuration has nothing to do with

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