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Comcast mapping ports on my network

Last Modified: 2008-01-29
I am adding a webserver onto my comcast commericial network as I had in my previous non-commercial account.  It seems the same options of mappping ports is not allowed.  It was suggested that I put the machine in the DMZ inorder to get a win 2003 web server to work.  Do I need a seperate static IP address for my web server?  Does it have to be in the DMZ? Is there an option to map port and public IP addresses into my private address space?
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Top Expert 2014

What is doing nat'ing between the public IP address(es) and your private IP address(es)?


I have the SMC 8014 cable mode/router so all that is avaiable is port forwarding, DMZ, and true static port management.  So I used the later to setup a public address 75.146.xx.xx and port 80 and used the port forwarding to forward all the port 80s to a private IP at 10.1.xx.xx.  I have tried this with the private Ip address in the DMZ and out of it.  I displays my web page fine as long as I used the private address locally.
Top Expert 2014

If you are "behind" the SMC box, then you must use the private IP address.  Although SMC 8014 supports a DMZ it, like just about all other devices in this market, still basically operate based on "in-front" (public side) and "behind" (private side).  The DMZ is more like an extention of the "behind" side.
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don't know if your still monitoring this or not.  I need the UN for the SMC, I remember the pw being highspeed.  It would be appreciated.
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