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Linux IP Masquerade HOWTO

David Ranch,

v1.95, November 14, 2000

This document describes how to enable the Linux IP Masquerade feature on a given Linux host. IP Masq is a form of Network Address Translation or NAT that allows internally connected computers that do not have one or more registered Internet IP addresses to have the ability to communicate to the Internet via your Linux box's single Internet IP address.

1. Introduction

2. Background Knowledge

3. Setting Up IP Masquerade

4. Configuring the other internal to-be MASQed machines

5. Testing IP Masquerade

6. Other IP Masquerade Issues and Software Support

7. Frequently Asked Questions

8. Miscellaneous

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