Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #6035
From: Jeff Folk <jfolk@qzoneinc.com>
Subject: Re: SIMS and AirPort NAT
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 14:03:02 -0500
To: (SIMS Discussions) <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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I think this has to do with _local_ NAT not being turned on. To do this with
IPNetRouter (AirPort is based on this), LAN machines can only access port
mapped servers by name when local NAT is used. I think Peter visits this
list, so he can correct me if I am wrong.

Kindest Regards;
Jeff

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>From: Eric Berdahl <berdahl@intelligentparadigm.com>
>To: <SIMS@mail.stalker.com> (SIMS Discussions)
>Subject: SIMS and AirPort NAT
>Date: Mon, May 22, 2000, 1:27 PM
>

> Riddle me this, Batman...
>
> Is there an incompatibility between SIMS and an AirPort Base Station's
> NAT implementation?
>
> I am using an AirPort Base Station to share a single IP address with a
> number of machines on one of my small subnets. Some machines use the base
> station via AirPort wireless and DHCP. One machine uses the base station
> via ethernet direct and is configured with a static IP address on the
> private subnet (e.g. 10.0.1.201).
>
> The real purpose of this machine is to host SIMS So, I have SIMS (1.8b8)
> running on the machine, configured just fine. I also have the AirPort
> Base Station configured to map the smtp, pop3, and my private SIMS http
> port to the corresponding ports at the SIMS' machines' private IP.
>
> Here's the interesting part, if I am outside this subnet (say I'm
> connecting from work), I can connect just fine. I can open a web browser
> to the private http port, I can collect mail, and I can send mail. Boffo.
> However, if I am inside the subnet (say I'm using my AirPort-based
> powerbook, connected to the AirPort base with DHCP), I can't do any of
> these things.
>
> Anyone else seeing this behavior or have some suggestions for fixing it?
>
> Thanks in advance,
> Eric
>
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