Chapter 10. Network Address Translation

This chapter covers the following exam topics:

4.0 IP Services

4.1 Configure and verify inside source NAT using static and pools

This chapter examines a very popular and very important part of both enterprise and small office/home office (SOHO) networks: Network Address Translation, or NAT. NAT helped solve a big problem with IPv4: the IPv4 address space would have been completely consumed by the mid-1990s. After it was consumed, the Internet could not continue to grow, which would have significantly slowed the development of the Internet.

This chapter breaks the topics into three major sections. The first section explains the challenges to the IPv4 address space caused by the Internet revolution of the ...

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