Allocations for "always-on" ISPs
Leigh Porter leigh at insnet.net
Thu Dec 7 16:51:06 CET 2000
"Neil J. McRae" wrote: And if they need address space the ASP knows, about, they can use some kind of tunneling mechanism back to the ASP network so they have consistant addressing, even if their providor uses dynamic addressing. -- Leigh Porter C&W > > [Charset ISO-8859-1 unsupported, filtering to ASCII...] > > On Thu, 7 Dec 2000, Neil J. McRae wrote: > > > > >> Now, say that an ASP wants to offer some service to your customers > > >> (generating traffic = revenue) which has a communication pattern in which > > >> the ASP needs to connect to the customer's PC. Because of NAT, this is not > > >> possible. > > > > > >Yes it is, you just have to put in the configuration. > > Well depending on the service port mapping can be used to deliver > services to customers - it doesn't work with everything but it does > work - I used to use it for Napster. > > Regards, > Neil.
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