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Configure a router to "mimic" IP address on the LAN side (routing to an address on the WAN)

Hi Guys,

I am not an expert with routers, and will appreciate some advise, help setting up the following (routing, NAT) ?

I am using a Cisco RV042 router;

The router has a LAN IP range of 10.0.0.x and a WAN range of 192.168.2.x
The router's IP (gateway on the LAN) is 10.0.0.1

All workstations using 10.0.0.1 as gateway can access the internet from the WAN.

QUESTION:
In addition, I'd like the router to "imitate" IP address 10.0.0.5 routing to 192.168.2.254 on the WAN side.

In other words, we don't have a device on our LAN 10.0.0.5, but I'd like to 'create' a new device (IP) routing to an address on the WAN side.

Thus when a user on the LAN would for example ping "10.0.0.5" they should get a reply from "192.168.2.254"

Is this possible?
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Thanks for your help;
I am using a non-command based router with GUI (small business)
Thus, I don't think the router will be supporting the loopback NAT.

I tried the one-to-one NAT, but didn't work.  I guess this is from WAN to LAN.

At least now I know what it is called :-)