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Behind a Firewall - IP mapping

Discussion in 'Plesk for Windows - 8.x and Older' started by MarkDAE, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. MarkDAE

    MarkDAE Guest

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    Hi all,

    I was wondering, i have a server behind a "real" firewall and the firewall maps all external traffic to the inner DMZ


    So the external ip 82.xxx.xxx.101 points to the DMZ ip on server 192.xxx.xxx.101

    Now this is afaik a common setup if you are behind a firewall.

    I think you guys see it comming .. When i create a DNS entry in plesk it points to the internal (192.) adapter address ..

    Now i can solve this by adding the 82.xxx.xxx.101 address to the adapter but is this the way to do it ??

    Regards

    Mark
     
  2. ditonth

    ditonth Guest

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    Hi Mark,

    I have encountered your problem as well and didn't find a work around. I had to stick to using a public address and then firewall the address with a good firewall/router.

    It would be interesting to know if this is possible.
     
  3. pavel

    pavel Guest

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    Just modify dns zone template in Plesk CP -> Server -> DNS to replace "<ip>" tag with the real external IP address and all new domains will point to the specified external IP right after creation.
     
  4. webyhost

    webyhost Guest

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    I don't think this will help if you want to automate plesk and have multiple IP addresses?
    My solution was to give the plesk servers a public IP.


    My router could do both Public IP and forwarding with no issues.
     
  5. pavel

    pavel Guest

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    You're right. It will not be that easy with multiple external IPs. Things will become little bit better when per client DNS template will be implemented.
     
  6. MarkDAE

    MarkDAE Guest

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    Eventually, i went for both solutions

    Edit the DNS template and create two new nameservers pointing to the external IP's

    Let my firewall do the rest.

    thank you all.

    Kind regards,

    Mark
     
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