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We required a static IP for one of our servers to allow access from outside our network. Our ISP has provided this and pointed it to the internal IP address of the server. External access seems to work but the server ipconfig displays the local IP address rather than the static one - is this anything we need to worry about or change as we are now looking at setting up our CRM for external and set up looks slightly complex, I want to make sure all settings such as this are correct before we start.


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its setup correctly you just have a nat device between you and the internet which is good in this case. –  tony roth Dec 5 '12 at 15:15
@tonyroth Well, the firewall is good, the NAT is just a problem. –  Michael Hampton Dec 5 '12 at 15:26
@MichaelHampton its a fw/nat he's being forwarded to the internal ip which is correct. –  tony roth Dec 5 '12 at 15:54
Thanks, so there is nothing that we need to worry about here then? –  Sean Hawkins Dec 5 '12 at 16:35
is the internal server setup to use a DHCP issued ip address? If so you may want to reserve this address. If not then you are more then likely good to go. Given all this it will work just fine, is there something to worry about, probably since I don't know what safe guards you have in place for a public facing ip address that talks to an internal server... –  tony roth Dec 5 '12 at 16:53
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