Re: [PATCH] Networking: send-to-self

From: Ben Greear (
Date: Wed Sep 18 2002 - 11:51:18 EST

Joerg Pommnitz wrote:
> Hi Ben,
> I had the exact same problem in March (see
> The
> hacky solution I came up with was to use the following NAT rule:
> iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -d -p udp --dport 12345
> -j SNAT --to
> This way the packets claimed to come from a foreign IP address and were
> accepted. However, when the packets hit an ingress filter on their way,
> this will fail.
> Will you push this to DaveM for inclusion?

Dave has the link to the patch, but whether or not he will include
it in the kernel proper I do not know. I hope he does, of course.


> Regards
> Jörg
> =====

Ben Greear <>       <Ben_Greear AT>
President of Candela Technologies Inc

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