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> On Jul 22, 11:44 pm, Leythos <v...@nowhere.lan> wrote:
> > In article <1185142179.733331.202...@d55g2000hsg.googlegroups .com>,
> > jameshanle...@yahoo.co.uk says...
> > > A DSL device that doesn't use NAT is so hard to find, I don't know
> > > anybody in the UK that has one.
> > > I'm asking this as a theoretical question , in the sense that i'm not
> > > considering recommending them over NAT, so you needn't fear that!
> > You don't want to look at cheap devices then, you want to use a Firewall
> > Appliance in "Drop-In" mode - it still filters traffic based on rules,
> > but it allows all ports (jacks) to have the same public IP.
> > There is also 1:1 NAT, so that a single PUBLIC IP is routed to a single
> > LAN IP.
> > Why would you not want NAT?
> > --
> > Leythos
> I would use NAT. But i'm wondering, theoretically, and since you say
> it's a shame some end users don't use NAT, and ISPs should make it
> What end users on DSL, don't use NAT . What devices are they buying,
> can you link me to any? presumably you've seen some.
Every DSL device I've seen can be setup for NAT or Routed mode - it's in
the DSL Maintenance screen on their devices. I know a bunch of people,
like SBS/Yahoo DSL that get public IP from their DSL service.
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