Accessing a computer that uses NAT

Adrian Umpleby a.umpleby@ic.ac.uk
Mon Nov 18 13:55:01 2002


>> How can i get to a server in a network that uses NAT?
>> Thanks
>
> You're going to have to forward a port on the NAT firewall/router
> to port 5800 on the server, and connect to the NAT machine port.
> Without more details from you on your setup, it's difficult to
> be less vague.

If you can't forward a port yourself through the NAT (say, because it
belongs to your ISP - that's the situation I'm in with my home service),
then it is still possible to get at it (in a round-about way...)

If you're in that situation, let me know and I'll give more details.

Bye!

Adrian