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:

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

Source port modification, you mean?


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