Re: [FWD: NAT counting]

From: Leonard Milcin, Jr (
Date: Tue Feb 11 2003 - 02:49:59 EST

Luck, Tony wrote:
> (...)
> The fact that someone can deduce how many hosts are hidden behind
> a NAT gateway may, or may not, be a bug ... depending on whether you
> think that the NAT is supposed to keep this number a secret. But there
> (...)

Sometimes it is desirable to hide the true number of hosts behind the
NAT. For example in home-made Linux NAT Gateways where few people share
the same internet connections even if ISP doesn't allow sharing
connection ;)

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