[ILUG] NAT and NAF differences
fergal at esatclear.ie
Fri Nov 9 12:17:18 GMT 2001
Sounds to me like ACC's version of NAT was a bit crap and only handled 1
host, so when they figured out how to do more than 1 they called it something
else so they could charge for an upgrade,
On Thursday 08 November 2001 22:33, Petra wrote:
> It's in all the ACC (American Communication Corporation) documentation
> They were bought by Ericsson and they made a dialup access server called
> Tigris, plus a SOHO ISDN router called Congo, a number of other router
> NAF (according to ACC) is Network Address Folding....
> It seems that it is NAT expanded to allow multiple PCs behind the NAT
> rather than the single PC in the basic NAT specification.
> I would just refer to it as NAT but this friend of mine insists that
> NAT and NAF are distinct.
> A search on Whatis.com didn't show up the existance of NAF,
> but provided a number of links for NAT.
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