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I need help configuring NAT

Hello all,
First, thank you for taking the time to read this. I am a CCNA but have very little real world experience yet. I have a client that needs me to help them to configure NAT to allow access to servers on different subnets. The scenario is for a medical center that my client has equipment in. They have a router onsite that connects directly to the other parties router. they need to configure NAT to allow people on their subnet to access an ip in their range and have it translated to the server on the other subnet. there is also a server on their subnet that will need to be accessed by the people working on the other subnet. hopefully that makes sense.

  here is what i have to work with

Inside NAT
subnet- 10.200.31.x
server ip- =>NAT=>

Outside NAT
subnet- 192.168.80.

external server IP- =>NAT=>

Cisco Employee

Louie, Here is a good getting



Here is a good getting started guide for NAT to give you the general idea of how it works and the configuration steps and examples:


This youtube video should also help:


Here is the config guide as well in case you run into any platform specific issues:


Hope this helps,



Cisco Employee

Louie,Below is the format for


Below is the format for PAT:

ip dhcp excluded-address

ip dhcp pool Example

int f0/0
ip address
ip nat inside

int f0/1
ip address 255.255.255.x
ip nat outside

access-list 1 permit

ip nat inside source list 1 interface f0/1 overload


Below is the format for port forwarding:

ip nat inside source static tcp port port