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1) The server is running Ubuntu and is on a LAN (192.168.9.*)
2) The server is running several services on local IPs (Eg: 192.168.9.5 VPS (OpenVZ))
3) A client connecting from vps1.mydomain.com will receive data from the 192.168.9.5 (Slightly similar to Xinetd but without listening on a certain port)
4) The client would be able to access all services that are hosted publicly on 192.168.9.5 (Apache, Squid, etc...)
5) vps1.mydomain.com:3128 would allow you to connect to the Squid proxy server.
Is this possible?

Thanks! =)

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I can't see the connection between the title and body of your question. –  John Gardeniers Oct 7 '10 at 20:42

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If your client is connecting from vps1.mydomain.com (as specified in example #3), then trying to connect to vps1.mydomain.com:3128 (example #5) will mean that they're connecting to the same machine (or NAT device) that they're coming from.

The only way to get around that is to implement some sort of proxy on the client machine or to implement some sort of IP rewriting that will forward vps1.mydomain.com:3128 over to 192.168.9.5:3128

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Thanks. I'll try to make it work :) –  Justin Oct 8 '10 at 15:06

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