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|Originally Published: Thursday, 11 May 2000||Author: Joseph Kordish|
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LinuxFocus: Setting up IP-Masquerading
Basically IP-Masquerading translates internal IP addresses into external IP addresses. This is called network address translation and Linux does this by using something called port-numbers. From the outside world, all connections will seem to be originating from your Linux box.