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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 11:43:09 +0100
From:      Frank Bonnet <f.bonnet@esiee.fr>
To:        "Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN]" <Danovitsch@vitsch.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Transparent redirect to another interface ?
Message-ID:  <45DEC53D.3000705@esiee.fr>
In-Reply-To: <200702221426.30370.Danovitsch@vitsch.net>
References:  <45DD84C1.70308@esiee.fr> <200702221426.30370.Danovitsch@vitsch.net>

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Daan Vreeken [PA4DAN] wrote:

> 
> "natd" can be used to do this.
> 
> The following example assumes your external interface is called "sk0" and the 
> seconde interface, connecting to the second server, is called "sk1" :
> 
> # Start natd and tell it to forward pop3 traffic to the second server
> natd -n sk0 -redirect_port tcp ip_of_second_server_here:110 110
> 
> # Add ipfw rule to send incoming pop3 traffic through natd
> ipfw add 1000 divert natd tcp from any to me 110 via sk0
> # Add ipfw rule to send responses from second server through natd
> ipfw add 1010 divert natd tcp from ip_of_second_server_here 110 to any via
>    sk0
> 
> # or just use one ipfw rule :
> ipfw add 1000 divert natd all from any to any via sk0
> 
> But this will send ALL traffic through natd, only sending traffic that needs 
> to be redirect through it is far more efficient.
> 
> Hope this helps,

Good idea but I would prefer (if possible)
to use some kind of ethernet trunking .
thanks




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