Opened 10 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#444 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Make NAT rules for the external interfaces apply to the trusted LAN

Reported by: jon@… Owned by: iurgi@…
Priority: low Milestone:
Component: unknown Version: Unknown
Severity: unknown
Cc: Hardware: unknown


I have a webserver running on my home network behind my Fon 2.0n (firmware which is my boundary firewall/switch. I have configured the NAT on the FON to route external traffic from my ISP allocated DHCP address (e.g. to my webserver ( on ports 80 and 443.

Under my previous router (a Linksys WRT54G) running DD-WRT, the NAT is also configured so that if my laptop ( tries to connect to, it NATs the source address to and the destination address to

I know this is pretty inefficient, and probably breaks half-a-dozen RFCs, but if my wife (who is non-technical) accesses the HTTPS page from inside the network, she gets an error message about the hostname being invalid on the hostname (as it would do), and thus complains.

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by matthijs

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comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by matthijs

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I'm marking this ticket as a duplicate of #1025, which describes the problem and caveats of a possible solution in a bit more detail.

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