Vyatta Network OS Documentation

Learn how to install, configure and operate the Vyatta NOS, which helps drive our virtual networking & physical platforms portfolio.

Types of NAT

NAT has three main types:

  • Source NAT. This NAT is also called SNAT. “Masquerade” NAT is a special type of SNAT.
  • Destination NAT. This NAT is also called DNAT.
  • Bidirectional NAT. When both SNAT and DNAT are configured, the result is bidirectional NAT.