Subject: Re: stf(4) and NAT
To: Martijn van Buul <email@example.com>
From: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/23/2005 22:20:45
On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 09:06:09PM +0000, Martijn van Buul wrote:
> It occurred to me that Pavel Cahyna wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.devel.network:
> > I'm curious: how did the Livebox know what is the MAC address for
> > s559154c5.adsl.wanadoo.nl on the local Ethernet segment?
> Apperently, it didn't. I've powercycled the Livebox, and the only arp request
> I see is it asking who 192.168.5.10 is.
So it is sending to your MAC address packets with IP DST of
s559154c5.adsl.wanadoo.nl without asking with ARP? Weird.
Maybe this is what the Livebox's "forwarding all incoming traffic" feature is
actually expected to do?