Re: [fw-wiz] Stats on how common NAT is?

From: R. DuFresne (
Date: 12/15/02

From: "R. DuFresne" <>
To: Michael Still <>
Date: Sun Dec 15 09:01:02 2002

Duke Hospital just NAT'ed all it's internal address space, as they step up
compliance with HIPAA. I've worked with a number of companies over the
years that have used NAT as Bill Royd's mentions in his reply also. and
as always, he gives sound advice and reasoning.


Ron DuFresne

On Sun, 15 Dec 2002, Michael Still wrote:

> Hello.
> I work as a software developer, and there has been some discussion at work
> as to how common NAT is in corporate environments (this affects whether we
> use DCOM or not).
> Does anyone have any pointers on how common NAT in corporate environments
> is? Why are these people using NAT, is it solely the expense of real IPs,
> or is it also for the added security?
> Thanks,
> Mikal

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