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Date:      Sun, 4 Jul 2004 05:11:40 -0500
From:      "Micheal Patterson" <>
To:        "Jon Kurjakovich" <>, <>
Subject:   Re: NATD Port Forwarding question
Message-ID:  <03ad01c461af$4fab8b70$0201a8c0@dredster>
References:  <000001c461a4$e7f747d0$0301a8c0@glamdring>

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Is the system configured to accept remote desktop requests? Windows XP has
it disabled by default.


Micheal Patterson
TSG Network Administration

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jon Kurjakovich" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2004 3:57 AM
Subject: NATD Port Forwarding question

> Hi there,
> I am currently using FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE. I do plan on upgrading to
> 5.2-CURRENT shortly but I know people who are using 5.2-CURRENT and are
> experiencing the same problem as me. If this email is not appropriate in
> this mailing list, could you please forward me to the correct one. Thank
> you.
> My problem: I am trying to use NATD to forward packets to machines on
> the internal network using the redirect_port command. I am specifically
> trying to connect to a Terminal Server on a Windows 2000 machine. It
> never seems to work for me. I am running natd using the following
> command: natd -f /etc/natd.conf with the following options in my
> natd.conf file.
> interface tun0
> same_ports yes
> use_sockets yes
> unregistered_only
> redirect_port tcp 3389
> When I create an SSH tunnel using putty, that works fine. It is only
> when I try and use natd w/ port-forwarding that it doesn't work. I
> configure an extremely open firewall to ensure it is not my firewall
> causing the problems. The commands I use are:
> /sbin/ipfw -f flush
> /sbin/ipfw add 50 divert natd all from any to any via tun0
> /sbin/ipfw add pass all from any to any
> If anybody could shine any light on this problem for me - it'd be
> greatly appreciated. I have been trying to resolve the problem
> on-and-off for months now to no avail. I finally decided I should try
> the mailing list.
> Thanks.
> Regards,
> Jon
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