troubleshooting Question

Accessing two subnets with two NICS

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Hello Experts,

1. I have Internet coming into my workgroup on 192.168.0.x network
2. I have installed a firewall (WAN 192.168.0.x and LAN 192.168.3.x)

I have a computer that I want to be behind the firewall (192.168.3.x) and upstream of the firewall (192.168.0.x). I will use two separate Network Interface cards in this computer to accomplish this.

NIC1. 192.168.0.x DHCP (Live to Internet upstream of firewall)
NIC 2 192.168.3.5 (Live to Internet on firewall Internal LAN)

The reason being that this network is in a remote location. I want to be able to log in remotely to check firewall settings (even if the firewall is not getting a WAN signal for some reason)

My question:

I want to make sure I am not creating any networking or security issues by doing this.

Isn't this basically Network Address Translation on this computer ?

Can anyone clarify this for me?

Thanks!
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