Inbound opening (Internet to LAN)

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Inbound opening (Internet to LAN)



I have set up a server on the LAN (different VLAN) and with a public IP adress for the external users to able to reach it! Since I am new to Meraki MX I thought creating a 1:1 Nat for this purpose and allow the port for SSH into the server. 




Is it right to set up on this way? Do I need to do something else to achieve this?


Thanks in advance!


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Yap that is the way.. just be sure that your ISP routed public IP to Internet1 (WAN1) interface. YOu can do it also with 1:many NAT if you want on same IP to configure access to different servers (and different ports).


Thanks for the reply!
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If you don't have a dedicated public IP to use for the server, then an alternative would be to set up a port forwarding rule. That will do the same thing but will just use the IP address on the internet uplink. As SSH is a pretty common port to scan for, I would recommend that you lock it down so it can't be reached from anywhere except for the IP addresses of your users. 

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