Originally Published: Thursday, 11 May 2000 Author: Joseph Kordish
Published to: news_learn_firststep/Firststep News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

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.