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routing thru NAT

we have a Cisco 805. LAN has 192.168 address block, and we have a few global (routable) IPs. Each routable IP is mapped to a web server on the internal network using the following method:

ip nat inside source static tcp 192.168.*.* 80 routable_ip port

the problem is this: a person who is inside the LAN when trying to access one of the web servers in the LAN, gets routed to our ISP's router, and then only the web server is accessed.

for e.g. i am inside the LAN and want to connect to which is also hosted within the LAN. a traceroute would look like this:


1 company router

2 ISP router

3 company router

4 web server hosting

how can i make the router route requests to internally, without the need for the ISP's router?


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Re: routing thru NAT

If you have a DNS server on the inside, point a CNAME / A record to to point to the 192.168.x.x machine running that address.


LNHOSTS file can do that as well if you do not have a DNS server internally.

Point being is that you want to resolve that name prior to the accomplish this you need to have some type of name resolution internally.

Hope this is what you were looking for...if not then I am misunderstanding the question at hand.


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