Posted on 2001-06-29
I have a win2k server, 2 network cards, one facing by internal lan, the other facing the internet. I have installed NAT service on the server and gave the public interface One IP address for NAT to use. I was under the imprssion that users on my local network would be able to now hop over the NAT server onto the internet using this IP address i have issued to the NAT service.
This works for the first person to launch IE5/Outlook but not for any body else.
The question is, Does NAT only allow one host to use the IP address at any one time (which is what seems to be happening) or should ALL the users on th local LAN be able to masquarade behind the public IP address AT THE SAME TIME