Further information -

If 10.10.18.25 and 10.10.18.54 are both defined interfaces on a single
iSeries, the filter rules work fine.  Unfortunately, this is not what I need
to do - I need to use one system as a "traffic cop" to redirect requests to
a second system.

If 10.10.18.25 and 10.10.18.54 are on separate systems, the same filter
rules as above do not work.  I can only conclude that, when the IP filter
rules change the IP address in the packet, the packet does not get put back
out on the network.

Can anyone confirm or deny this?

Thanks,

Steve
"Steve McKay" <steve.mckay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in
message news:brdbpp$mr$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Greetings list!
>
> I am attempting to forward HTTP requests from one iSeries Apache webserver
> to another on a private network (not VPN, just a non-Internet Ethernet
> network).  I have created the following IP packet rules:
>
> ADDRESS frontend   IP = 10.10.18.25   TYPE = BORDER
> ADDRESS backend   IP = 10.10.18.54   TYPE = TRUSTED
> HIDE backend:80   BEHIND frontend:80   TIMEOUT = 16   MAXCON = 512   JRN =
> OFF
>
> When I activate the rules and point the browser to 10.10.18.25, I get a
> "Cannot find server or DNS error" message but if I go directly to
> 10.10.18.54, I get the expected website.
>
> Any ideas?
>
>
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