Cisco NAT Terminology

Cisco NAT Terminology

Cisco has created some NAT terminology which explicitly refer to the IP addresses and/or ports involved in Network Address Translation (NAT). While discussing the addresses involved in a NAT, using the terms like “Source” and… Read More »Cisco NAT Terminology

Dynamic NAT

According to the definitions outlined in the NAT Terminology article, a Dynamic NAT implies a translation of just the IP address, where the post-translation attributes are selected by the router. In a Dynamic NAT, a… Read More »Dynamic NAT

Dynamic PAT

According to the definitions outlined in the NAT Terminology article, a Dynamic PAT implies a translation of the IP address and Port, where the post-translation attributes are selected by the router. Dynamic PAT is the… Read More »Dynamic PAT

Static PAT

According to the definitions outlined in the NAT Terminology article, a Static PAT implies a translation of the IP address and Port, where the post-translation attributes are explicitly defined. There are multiple use cases for… Read More »Static PAT

Static NAT

According to the definitions outlined in the NAT Terminology article, a Static NAT implies a translation of just the IP address, where the post-translation IP addresses are explicitly defined. Making Internal Resources Accessible The typical use… Read More »Static NAT