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DMZ server to Internal LAN communication

I have a stupid question.  Stupid because I have done this in the past, and cannot for the life of me remember how I did it.

I have a server on the DMZ of my ASA-5540 with an IP address of and I need it to access my SQL server on my internal protected network which has an IP address of

I thought the command(s) to do this was something like below, but it is not working, and it has been literally 5 years since I last did this, and just cannot remember.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

access-list DMZ extended permit tcp any host eq 1433

static (inside,DMZ) netmask

Thank you for any assistance in advance,

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Are you applying the access-list to the interface?  From the example you missing the access-group DMZ <nic> inbound

jgrammer42Author Commented:

Yes, I am.   I should have added that to my original post.  I do have the following command set in the ASA configuration.

access-group DMZ in interface dmz

Sorry about that.

Thank you,
Jimmy Larsson, CISSP, CEHNetwork and Security consultantCommented:
no static (inside,DMZ) netmask
static (inside,DMZ)

jgrammer42Author Commented:


That appears to have done it.

Thank you!

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