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RE: RFC1918 addresses to permit in for VPN?

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Sun Dec 31 15:43:31 2000

>>> That makes perfect sense to me...there is not a better way to protect a
>>> box from a DOS/hack than to only give it a private address.
>> this is a common fantasy.  changing the its license place does not change
>> the vulnerability of your car to an accident.
> No, but putting your car on a private road that you need to circumvent
> several roadblocks to reach IS a pretty good deterrent to its being in an
> accident.

that's called a firewall, or in the extreme a disconnected network, not nat.