Re: Adding SNAT support to LVS/NAT

To: "Joseph Mack NA3T" <jmack@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Adding SNAT support to LVS/NAT
Cc: lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, j.stubbs@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: "Julius Volz" <juliusv@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2008 12:39:29 +0200
On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 3:37 AM, Joseph Mack NA3T <jmack@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2008, Julius Volz wrote:
>> So maybe it would already work? ;)
> No. Some highly motivated people tried doing SNAT on OUTPUT in an attempt to
> do F5-SNAT and it didn't work. This lead to the write up in
> which brings us to where we are now.

Thanks for the info! Right, I even said myself in the previous reply
that ip_vs_postrouting() stops further processing in the POSTROUTING
chain, so it never reaches netfilter NAT code.

I still think an in-IPVS SNAT would be nice anyways... don't know if
I'll find the time to hack on it soon, though.


Julius Volz - Corporate Operations - SysOps

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