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

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

1

Log in to the vSphere Web Client.

2

Click Networking & Security and then click NSX Edges.

3

Double-click an NSX Edge.

4

Click the Manage tab and then click the NAT tab.

5

Click the Add (Add icon) icon and select Add SNAT Rule.

6

Select the interface on which to add the rule.

7

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

 
8

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

 
9

Select Enabled to enable the rule.

10

Click Enable logging to log the address translation.

11

Click OK to add the rule.

12

Click Publish Changes.