[Users] Re: Access to private and public IP in VPS
freggy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 03:18:36 EST 2007
On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 17:00:11 -0800, E Frank Ball III wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 02:54:30PM +0000, Frederik wrote:
> > I have a hardware node with two network interfaces, one with a public
> > IP address, one with a private IP address. Now I would like a VPS to
> > also have a public IP address and a private IP address so both
> > networks can be accessed directly. How should this be configured? Is
> > it possible without using veth interfaces?
> I have a hardware node with two network interfaces, one with a public IP
> address, one with a private IP address. My VEs just have a private IP
> address. The firewall on the hardware node can route things so that the
> VE can access both networks. I use shorewall to setup my firewall and
> it's pretty easy.
The problem when doing it like this, is that you probably have to do DNAT
on your HN to access a VE from the outside, isn't it? That's something I
want to avoid.
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