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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┬ápost-translation IP addresses are explicitly defined. Making Internal Resources Accessible The typical use… Read More »Static NAT

NAT Terminology

As discussed before, Network Address Translation, or NAT, is a process that involves translating Private IP addresses into Public IP addresses. There are different operations within NAT and understanding each of them requires understanding NAT… Read More »NAT Terminology

Why NAT?

Before we can discuss how NAT works, we must discuss the purpose of NAT and answer the question, “Why NAT?” In the original plan for the Internet, every host was meant to have its own… Read More »Why NAT?