Ian Reinhart Geiser on Fri, 4 Jul 2003 14:12:04 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] Slow access to internet... sometimes

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On Friday 04 July 2003 01:25 pm, Michael C. Toren wrote:
> > At any rate, it has portforwarding, that you can setup, in my case I
> > forward the WAN -> Server on my LAN interface.  Now this is where things
> > get strange.  I use myip.org to forward my IP.  When i access
> > geiseri.myip.org from the outside world (not my IP and comming in via
> > the wan) its fast.  When i access the server as its internal name or IP
> > on the lan, from the lan its fast, BUT when i access the server as
> > geiseri.myip.org from the LAN interface its dog slow... were talking
> > like 500Bps slow and stalls...
> Okay, so just to confirm -- on your LAN you use RFC1918 space which the
> netgear gateway NATs for you, and the server in question sitting on your
> LAN has no knowledge of the public IP address that geiseri.myip.org
> resolves to?
correct.  the internal server is a private ip address and only has port 80 
accessable to the outside world via the proxy.

> Assuming what I wrote above is true, when you connect from the workstation
> to the server's public IP address, what address does the server see the
> workstation as coming from?  Are you sure you have any connectivity at all
> -- are you able to ping the server's public address from your workstation?
The server sees the address of the client conencting from internal 
client and a normal external IP of the remote client.  There is connectivity, 
I can see the connection its just horribly slow.... this leads me to think it 
may be a routeing issue, but maby DNS or something elese... 
	-ian reinhart geiser
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