You can create a source NAT (SNAT) rule to change the source IP address from a public to private IP address or the reverse.

Before you begin

  • The translated (public) IP address must have been added to the NSX Edge interface on which you want to add the rule.

  • SNAT rules are not supported on sub-interfaces.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to Networking & Security > NSX Edges.
  2. Double-click an NSX Edge.
  3. Click the Manage tab and then click the NAT tab.
  4. Click the Add (Add icon) icon and select Add SNAT Rule.
  5. Select the interface on which to add the rule.

    SNAT rules are not supported on sub-interfaces.

  6. Type the original source IP address in one of the following formats.

    Format

    Example

    IP address

    192.0.2.0

    IP address range

    192.0.2.0-192.0.2.24

    IP address/subnet

    192.0.2.0/24

    any

     
  7. Type the translated (public) source IP address in one of the following formats.

    Format

    Example

    IP address

    192.0.2.0

    IP address range

    192.0.2.0-192.0.2.24

    IP address/subnet

    192.0.2.0/24

    any

     
  8. Select Enabled to enable the rule.
  9. Click Enable logging to log the address translation.
  10. Click OK to add the rule.
  11. Click Publish Changes.