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Cisco CCENT/CCNA ICND1 100-101 Official Cert Guide by Wendell Odom

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Chapter 24. Network Address Translation

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Operation of IP Data Networks

Predict the data flow between two hosts across a network

IP Services

Identify the basic operation of NAT

Purpose

Pool

Static

1 to 1

Overloading

Source addressing

One way NAT

Configure and verify NAT for given network requirements

This last of the chapters about IPv4 topics looks at 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 ...

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