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Accessing Server Behind Double NAT

Posted in Linux, Networking on Oct 12, 2018

Usually internet providers do not provide dedicated IP addresses to residential users, since generally for domestic use are not usually a major requirement, however there may be occasion in which we decide to mount a home server, either to share files, as a central hub for our IoT gadgets or even a simple multimedia content server such as Plex.

The problem comes when we decide to access our server that is in our house, from another location or different network, since for this we would need a dedicated IP address. In many cases the solution may be to contact our internet provider and request o...