[jhb_airlines] Re: Ports

  • From: Mike Lucas <mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 30 Sep 2006 11:41:53 +0100

Frank

You could start with Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_address_translation

If you want more after you've digested this, there are a number of links in the article which you can follow. Or just try Googling on "NAT".

HTH

Mike L

FrankTurley@xxxxxxx wrote:
In a message dated 30/09/2006 11:16:55 GMT Daylight Time, mhlucas@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

    NAT = Network Address Translation.  Translates the IP addresses of your
    LAN so that they cannot be identified externally, and thus functions as
    a firewall.

    Mike L

Thanks Mike, I learn something new every day. I don't suppose you can point me to somewhere where I can see a full explanation of how this works?
Frank T.

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