How to create a NAT rule to allow outbound traffic to the internet on Copaco VMware Cloud

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How to allow outbound traffic to the internet (create NAT and Firewall rule) on Copaco VMware Cloud

 

Prerequisites to this guide:

 

vCloud Director

  1. Click Under Networking on Edges, select the Edge Gateway and click on Convert to Advanced Gateway



    Confirm



  2. Note the public IP Address under IP and click on Configure Services

 

Firewall Rule

 

  1. Create a Firewall rule to allow the outbound traffic

    Click on Firewall and click on the + sign




    A User rule is created

Click Under the Name  tab on the “New Rule” and give it a name

Click Under the Source tab on the “New Rule” on the user rule




Select the Organization Network and add it to the Filter


Click on KEEP



Leave the Default Settings and Click on Save changes

 

NAT Rule

  1. Now you can create a Source NAT rule (SNAT) to allow outbound traffic to the internet.

SNAT rule = internal to external
DNAT rule = external to internal

 

Original Source IP/Range: use the ip subnet from Organization network: 192.168.1.0/24

Translated Source IP/Range: Use the public IP address (step 2) from the Edge Gateway


Click on Save Changes on the Top right corner

 

 

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