Port Address Translation


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Port Address Translation

(networking)
(PAT) A function provided by some routers which allows hosts on a LAN to communicate with the rest of a network (such as the Internet) without revealing their own private IP address. All outbound packets have their IP address translated to the routers external IP address. Replies come back to the router which then translates them back into the private IP address of the original host for final delivery.

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These devices will offer enhanced functionality including support for geographically dispersed IP subnets, DHCP server and relay capability for ease of IP address administration, network address translation and port address translation for preserving private address spaces.
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