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Virtual Server NAT Connectivity (Erl, Naserpour)

How can a virtual server be published and communicate while keeping its actual IP address hidden?

Virtual Server NAT Connectivity

Problem

A virtual server needs to be published and be able to send and receive packets without revealing its IP address to cloud consumers.

Solution

The virtual server communicates with the addition of a middle layer component that changes its IP address.

Application

The solution is applied via the use of a NAT protocol (or a comparable component).
Virtual Server NAT Connectivity: The sender IP address that the customers see in the packet is not Virtual Server A’s real IP address.

The sender IP address that the customers see in the packet is not Virtual Server A’s real IP address.

Virtual Server NAT Connectivity: The packet is modified by the NAT server before it is sent back to Virtual Server A.

The packet is modified by the NAT server before it is sent back to Virtual Server A.