[Dshield] BEFSX41 and a lot of hits

John Holmblad jholmblad at aol.com
Fri Jan 23 01:50:42 GMT 2004


Josh,

the Linksys router family, which implements Network Address Translation 
(NAT)/Port Address Translation (PAT) has a configurable capability to 
perform mapping of incoming  TCP connection requests (SYNS) as well as 
UDP packets  from the WAN side(IP/Port) to LAN side (IP/PORT).  Unless 
D-Link and/or Netgear support a similarly configurable mapping 
capability then you are probably not going to see those incoming packets 
on your LAN at all if the router is also configured as a NAT/PAT router.

Here is a screen shot of what the Linksys port forwarding capability 
looks like:

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