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How to port-forward when ISP issues you a routed IP???

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Tea_J

Member
Joined
Jul 23, 2004
Hi guys

I'm in a bit of a jam here..

damn ISPs are using ROUTED IP's for our DSL accounts in our Country (Philippines)

Basically, i have a Dynamic IP type ADSL account (PPPoE or DHCP), as w/ 99% of all households.. that's fine as I use DynDns anyway

I need to port-forward traffic to different machines on my internal network (192.168.1.x based) and that has never been a problem until our stupid ISPs decided to do their own ROUTING of some sort

So now instead of being directly connected to the internet, I am now behind their routers/firewalls.. they said they did this because they ran out of "ports" and IPs to issue their subscribers.. cheap ********.


So now, my WAN IP address differs from the one that the public sees!
PUBLIC IP as seen by ip2nation.com = 203.215.116.xxx
- the real public IP, shared with several subscribers

PRIVATE IP issued to router by ISP = 100.91.27.xxx
- the INTERNAL IP my router gets from the ISP's private network

PRIVATE IP (internal) of my webserver = 192.168.1.10
- my internal network


Is there any way i can get this darn thing to work given the above scenario?


If it's VPN, can you give me a quick overview how it can work? I mean I've done a bit of VPN and Tunneling but for private network setups over WAN.. i've never tried it for solving my above scenario and i cant find any documents that hints a solution for my problem...

really hoping there's a solution to this

PS
I've read a bit about openVPN and other similar services but it requires:
1) COST
2) Software Dependencies - and a dedicated Computer running VPN software..
... i'd like to avoid the above..

TJ
 

mbentley

Gloriously Lead, Overclockix Chief Architect
Joined
Sep 26, 2002
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Unfortunately if you do not have a public IP address, you won't be able to effectively port forward as your ISP would have to configure port forwarding on their routers. I mean, you could certainly try to configure a VPN to some other VPS or server where you have a public IP address but at that point, you might as well run your server on the VPS or other server that has the public IP.
 
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Tea_J

Member
Joined
Jul 23, 2004
Unfortunately if you do not have a public IP address, you won't be able to effectively port forward as your ISP would have to configure port forwarding on their routers. I mean, you could certainly try to configure a VPN to some other VPS or server where you have a public IP address but at that point, you might as well run your server on the VPS or other server that has the public IP.


ahhh.. sucks :(

well, thank you very much for your confirmation..