The Guidedog Handbook

The Guidedog Handbook

Simon B. Edwards <>

Revision 1.0.0

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Guidedog is an utility for configuring advanced Linux networking features such as IP Masquerade/Network Address Translation (NAT), and port forwarding.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
Firewall: Use one
IP Masquerade Explained
Port Forwarding Explained
Firewall Interaction
2. Program Reference
The Routing Tab
IP Masquerade
No-masquerade Addresses
The Forwarding Tab
Original Destination
New Destination
Comment Field
The Advanced Tab
3. Credits and License
A. Installation
How to obtain Guidedog
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