Pix 501 and Only 1 IP Address and NAT

Discussion in 'Cisco' started by robert, May 14, 2004.

  1. robert

    robert Guest

    A pix 501 running v. 2.6
    Outside interface is IP
    Inside interface is IP
    nat (inside) 1

    I try to make a pat global statement so that
    traffic coming into the pix uses the outside interface so I do :

    global (outside) 1


    if i use it pats fine and works - I'm sure it
    must be the case that YOU CANNOT USE THE IP ADDRESS of the
    Outside interface to use as the Pat address ? How else
    do you work with only 1 IP ?

    I guess that you could use the outside address for static nat?
    I.e. static(inside,outside) ............ etc. ?
    But then I only have that one address - I guess using port
    address redirection I could have multiple ports assigned to
    the [dunno - haven't tried that yet] interface but
    still - what if you have like 200 users inside. Guess your're
    stuck with having to have more than 1 IP ?

    any help appreciated especially any explanation of how come
    the .2 address used for the outside interface can NOT be used
    with a global pat statement. thanks, robert
    robert, May 14, 2004
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  2. Hi,

    Try global (outside) 1 interface
    but it will likely give you the same error info, which is just info.
    This is some "bug" in version 6.2 that give you this info.
    To get rid of it, upgrade to 6.3.3 or ignore it 8)

    Martin Bilgrav
    Martin Bilgrav, May 14, 2004
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