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    SubjectRe: What does "NAT: dropping untracked packet" mean?

    This is explained in the netfilter FAQ.
    http://netfilter.kernelnotes.org/netfilter-faq-3.html#ss3.1

    / Magnus


    On Thu, 1 Feb 2001 dmeyer@dmeyer.net wrote:

    > I'm getting the occasional
    >
    > Feb 1 13:17:08 yendi kernel: NAT: 0 dropping untracked packet
    > c3ea4da0 1 146.188.249.73 -> 209.220.232.240
    >
    > syslog message. What exactly does it mean? 146.188.249.73 isn't my
    > machine at all, and 209.220.232.240 is my firewall. I assume I'm
    > dropping someone's packets on the floor, but what can cause a packet
    > to get dropped like that?
    >
    > --
    > Dave Meyer
    > dmeyer@dmeyer.net





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