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I'm working with a Watchguard x750e (11.1.3) and I'm having routing problems configuring a load balancer.

Using a 1-to-1 NAT and a rule with a Static NAT, I can reach one server but if I remove the 1-to-1 NAT and add the load balancer option (round robin) there is no way to reach the servers.

I tried with two network cards on the servers, but, due all the issues right now is just one network card (a pretty basic setup)

Any suggestions?
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by:dpk_wal
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You can only configure server load balancing with static NAT.

Have a look at link:
http://www.watchguard.com/help/docs/wsm/11/en-US/Content/en-US/nat/server_load_balancing_config_c.html

Thank you.
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by:moralesrd
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According to your answer and due I have a PPoE connection it will be necessary to install an additional router between the bridge and the watchguard, to assign a fixed IP address, correct?
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There are few flavors of NAT on WG:
static NAT; where based on public IP and port/protocol pair you forward inbound traffic to different internal server IP/port/protocol.
1-1 NAT; where you map one public IP to one specific internal server IP for ALL ports/protocols.

What I meant is that you should use static NAT and NOT 1-1 NAT as you mentioned in your original post.

Look at article for exact configuration steps.

Thank you.
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by:moralesrd
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I already did follow those steps, and the problem is due I'm using a PPoE connection I cannot set an static IP (due I have to provide user/pwd) and I was reffering to the 1-to-1 NAT example to indicates that the incoming traffic is working, but for an unknown reason in a load balancer mode without 1-to-1 there is not... to me seems like there is routing step that I'm missing but don't know exactly where.
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