Masataka Ohta wrote:
> Ben Laurie wrote:
>
>>> What? Resolvers behind NAT/PAT are directly talking to authoritative
>>> servers?

>
>> Why not?

>
> Because various NAT/PAT gateways put all the possible and impossible
> modificaitons on certain, including DNS, packets that there is virtually
> no directness expected.


I can't really parse this. What do you mean by "directness"? And what
possible/impossible modifications to NAT/PAT gateways make to packets?

>> And on the question of NAT randomness: http://www.links.org/?p=352.

>
> That is one, among so many, example of indirectness of NAT.


Source port modification, you mean?

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