Claude M. Schrader on 26 Nov 2009 20:34:32 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Fios users.

On 14:59 Mon 23 Nov     , Eric wrote:
> Hummm, why not?  The NAT table only has to hold one route - that being the route
> between the Internet and the Linux-based router.  I've never had any trouble
> that I could identify as being caused by the too-small NAT table in the
> Actiontec.  My computers, my wife's computer, and the children's computers all
> appear to access the Internet flawlessly.  What kind of problem will I see if
> the NAT table does fill up?  No Internet access?
not the routing table, hes referring to the NAT translation table. This
can fill up if it has to track many concurrent connections. VoIP and P2P
protocols are two good ways to help this along. If this happens it will
simply stop accepting new connections. Anything already established will
probably continue to work.

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