[Shorewall-users] www forward from lan

TGS spam at tachegroup.com
Fri Feb 25 17:17:57 PST 2005


Yes, rather hackish, i do agree. But I need to do something in a pinch, 
and not for long term.


Thanks for the help.

On Feb 25, 2005, at 8:12 PM, Tom Eastep wrote:

> TGS wrote:
>> Yes I know, I read that, but the example states "all loc->loc 
>> traffic",
>> while I just want www and only www to be rerouted.
>>
>
> What that is trying to say is that any traffic you redirect (IN YOUR
> CASE, WWW ONLY) will look like it comes from the firewall rather than
> the origining client. It is a horrible, hacky approach which is why I
> don't recommend it.
>
> And, before you ask, no other firewall will do any better -- it is a
> consequence of the way that IP works.
>
> -Tp,
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