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Re: ipnat on same interface?

On Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:11 +0100, "Lars-Johan Liman"
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> Malcolm Herbert:
> > How much traffic are you talking about through this host?
> Very little (at least, that's the intention ... ;-).
> > If it's fairly minimal, you may want to look at other
> > application-level proxying solutions, such as inetd+netcat or
> > inetd+socat
> That's an interesing track. Thanks for the hint!

someone else mentioned rinetd which I have used but had forgotten about,
which is probably a better solution ... with inetd+{netcat,socat} there
is the cost of running a process per proxy connection 

> > or a web-based reverse proxy (squid is probably too heavy weight for
> > this, but there are other tools that are out there)
> (This is non-web UDP service, so I assume squid is not a preferable
> tool.)

ah .. UDP might be a problem - not sure whether rinetd can deal with
that ...

Malcolm Herbert                                This brain intentionally                                                left 

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