Re: NAT and firewall tests
- From: "rustyfender04" <rustyfender04@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 11:58:13 -0400
Pardon my highjack here, but doesn't your IP address change if reboot your
computer, or disconnect from web? I'm referring to a DSL connection.
If so, would that provide some kind of security in itself?
"Leonard Grey" <l.grey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Just about any firewall test will 'shoot through NAT.'
Network Address Translation prevents an unsolicited attempt at discovering
your IP address. However, when you initiate contact with a website--as in
'I want you to test my computer'--you're telling the router to let the
response into your network.
Firewall tests are directed at software firewalls.
Errare humanum est
I would like to test my firewall, but have a NAT box
between me and the various firewall tests I know
of. Anyone know of a firewall test that shoots