Inbound NAT - Please advise

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Inbound NAT - Please advise

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Consider the following:

All traffic ( is NAT'd as (public)

The exchange server has an inbound NAT of (public) > (private).

Now when the exchange server makes a connection to the outside world will it be seen as or

If it is, then I must make a reverse NAT rule for all my inbound VIPs to that they respond to INBOUND VIP and are seen as INBOUND VIP.

Please advise.


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You can configure STATIC Bidirectional rule for your exchange server so that it cares of both the inbound / outbound connections related to the server. In that case the server would use for outgoing connections. Then below this rule you would place a rule for your internet traffic.

Here is a good doc

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