cisco ASA 5505

Posted on 2007-11-14
Last Modified: 2012-10-21
How to configure cisco ASA 5505 NAT between two hosts/machines?
Question by:nsamri
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batry_boy earned 125 total points
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Assuming the following values:

inside native IP address -
outside translated IP address -

Here is the command to translate the inside host at to when sending traffic to any host on the outside interface:

static (inside,outside) netmask

If you want to translate that same inside host for traffic going to a host in a dmz network and you want to use it's own native IP address ( for the translation, then you can use:

static (inside,dmz) netmask

In this fashion, any machine on the dmz subnet will see the inside host as it's native IP address.
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harbor235 earned 125 total points
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You must be running 7.x or 8.x code on this ASA so make sure the following is also in place.

make sure you have the command "nat-control" in your config, otherwise the above config
commands will not work. Nat-control is disabled by default. Also, if you want NAT overload on the outside interface the above config will need some additional commands.

for instance;

nat (inside) 1
global (outside) 1 interface

Also, do not forget to add appropriate access-lists if outside initiated traffic is allowed in.

Here is a good doc:

HARBOR235 ;}

harbor235 ;}


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