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How many TCP connections are formed with SNAT & without SNAT ?

How many TCP connections are formed in below connectivity ?

Connectivity : Client ------ Load Balancer ------- Servers

Case 1 - SNAT is enabled on Load Balancer Case 2 – SNAT is not enabled on Load Balancer

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In both scenario's two.
One client side tcp connection and one server side connection.

Cheers,

Kees

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Comment made 2 weeks ago by Sajan Mania 56

In both the cases what will be the source and destination IP's in the TCP connection ?

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Comment made 2 weeks ago by Kees van den Bos 767

Case 1:
Client side connection:
source: client IP <-> destination: Virtual server IP

Server side connection:
source: SNAT IP <-> destination: Pool Member IP

Case 2:
Client side connection:
source: client IP <-> destination: Virtual server IP

Server side connection:
source: client IP <-> destination: Pool Member IP

Cheers,

Kees

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Comment made 2 weeks ago by Sajan Mania 56

Thanks Kees ,. Very helpful .

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