Simple NAT Problem

Hi experts,

This is going to be a simple NAT query but I can't seem to get my heard around the ASA/IOS NAT syntax (I'm a Cisco noob) so apologies in advance.

I have an ASA 5510 with two interfaces configured (outside addresses omitted):

Outside_DSL: <outside address>/29

Basically I want to NAT inside traffic to the outside address. I thought the following command would do this:  

static (inside, outside_dsl) <outside_address> netmask 0 0

I was wrong - I get an error "global address overlaps with mask".

I'm pretty sure this is relating to a gap in my Cisco knowledge so any help would be much appreciated.


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diepesConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You do need nat, as i assume the adsl connects to the WWW, and the 10.x.x.x range is not valid on the internet.

Outside_DSL: <outside address>/29

With Cisco it is better to mark all interfaces as either inside or outside.
interface FastEthernet0/0
      ip nat inside

interface DSL0
      ip nat outside

ip nat inside source static

ip nat inside source overload interface DSL0
csuogAuthor Commented:
Its suddenly dawned on me... do I actually need any NAT rules or do I just need to adjust my routing table to route traffic from the inside interface to the ouside_dsl interface?

I'm so confused! :-(
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