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Port Forwarding on Cisco PIX 525

Posted on 2005-05-02
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2013-11-16
We recently aquired a Cisco PIX 525.  I need to forward terminal service (3389) requests to a local machine.

The local machine is with it's gateway set at (internal ip of the PIX)

I can't seem to get the correct set of access-list and static statements together to get this to work.

Any suggestions/comments on this config? I'm open for all improvements but I mainly need 3389 working.




PIX Version 6.3(3)
interface ethernet0 100full
interface ethernet1 100full
nameif ethernet0 outside security0
nameif ethernet1 inside security100
enable password xxx encrypted
passwd xxx encrypted
hostname xxx
domain-name xxx
fixup protocol dns maximum-length 512
fixup protocol ftp 21
fixup protocol h323 h225 1720
fixup protocol h323 ras 1718-1719
fixup protocol http 80
fixup protocol rsh 514
fixup protocol rtsp 554
fixup protocol sip 5060
fixup protocol sip udp 5060
fixup protocol skinny 2000
fixup protocol smtp 25
fixup protocol sqlnet 1521
fixup protocol tftp 69
access-list inbound_traffic permit tcp any interface outside eq 3389 log
pager lines 24
logging on
icmp deny any echo outside
mtu outside 1500
mtu inside 1500
ip address outside xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx
ip address inside
ip audit info action alarm
ip audit attack action alarm
pdm logging informational 100
pdm history enable
arp timeout 14400
global (outside) 1 interface
nat (inside) 1 0 0
static (inside,outside) tcp interface 3389 3389 netmask 0 0
access-group inbound_traffic in interface outside
route outside xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 1
timeout xlate 0:05:00
timeout conn 1:00:00 half-closed 0:10:00 udp 0:02:00 rpc 0:10:00 h225 1:00:00
timeout h323 0:05:00 mgcp 0:05:00 sip 0:30:00 sip_media 0:02:00
timeout uauth 0:05:00 absolute
aaa-server TACACS+ protocol tacacs+
aaa-server RADIUS protocol radius
aaa-server LOCAL protocol local
no snmp-server location
no snmp-server contact
snmp-server community public
no snmp-server enable traps
floodguard enable
sysopt connection permit-ipsec
crypto ipsec transform-set SMLMain esp-des esp-md5-hmac
telnet timeout 5
ssh inside
ssh timeout 5
management-access inside
console timeout 0
terminal width 80
: end


I am not limited to only doing forwarding.  We have also been given a few additional IP's and NAT(ing) one of them to this machine would be great, and again I don't know how to do it.

the lines I've used in an attempt to get this done are:
>access-list inbound_traffic permit tcp any interface outside eq 3389 log
>global (outside) 1 interface
>nat (inside) 1 0 0
>static (inside,outside) tcp interface 3389 3389 netmask 0 0
>access-group inbound_traffic in interface outside
>route outside xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 1
Question by:jasonlevens
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harbor235 earned 1000 total points
ID: 13913024
Here you go try this:

static (inside,outside) tcp xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx 3389 3389 netmask 0 0


Author Comment

ID: 13914996
I'll try it when I get back to work.  thanks for the response.

Author Comment

ID: 13915047
just TS'd in that worked great.  thanks

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