NATed BIND9 with Private IP

Barry Margolin barmar at
Sun Oct 3 11:55:28 UTC 2004

In article <cjo213$suv$1 at>,
 "netrex" <number0ne_1 at> wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> I am struggelling with a new name server I want to setup.
> The Bind9 server is behind a firewall, the firewall is doing natting
> (public-private)
> It is looks fine.
> However when I verify the name server setup from outside my network with
> dig @'' '' 'soa'
> I get a timeout!
> dig @'' '' 'axfr'
> return what I want to see!!
> Could it be that I am experiancing problems because my server has a private
> ip address and I am using NAT to reach it?

Looks like your NAT is able to forward TCP, but has a problem with UDP.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA
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