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Outside NAT on PIX 6.3

As mentionned in the PIX 6.3 specifications, we are able to nat outer address on less secure interface on the PIX (6.3).

In my case, I have a connection to open from a host A ( on the inside interface to a host B ( on the outside interface. I have to nat (static) the address to on the outside interface so the internal host (A) will open its connection to host B using as destination IP address instead of

My question is:

1- How should I configure that NAT on the PIX?

2- The security rule to permit A to initiate a connection to B, should be configured with which destination address (the real or the natted)?

Thanks for your help.


Re: Outside NAT on PIX 6.3

Assuming, "inside" and "outside" refer to more secure and less secure (respectively) interfaces, this should be a relatively simple destination NAT exercise. The command to do this in the 6.3 release of PIX code should look something like this:

static (outside,inside)

**Note that this is reverse from what you normally see.

The security rule applied to your inside interface in this case should permit traffic to the NAT address ( Hope this helps.