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Windows 7: Windows 7 Embedded - Routing and NAT capabilities?

19 Mar 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows 7 Embedded - Routing and NAT capabilities?

Hello everyone,

I am about to install a Windows Embedded solution in a hardware that has an embedded switch.

This hardware will essentially have two different networks, LAN (embedded switch) and WAN (independent ethernet port). (Please note, in this case WAN is not the internet, it is another separated network with different subnet, where the only link is this Windows machine)

I need to know if it is possible to activate the routing functions in Windows Embedded 7 much the same way you can do it in Windows 7 Ultimate:
- 3 Ways to Enable IP Routing - wikiHow

The main purpose is to be able to activate NAT function where I can port forward HTTP requests from the WAN network to specific IP and ports in the LAN network.

Hope someone can help me in this.

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19 Mar 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Attached is a diagram explaining what I need to do... (hope it is clear)

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24 Mar 2015   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Hello everyone,

I just found this article which shows how to do it in Windows 7... I don't know if this means that in Windows Embedded it is also possible.
Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) Configuration in Windows 7 - Utilize Windows

Anyone have any clue?
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25 Mar 2015   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Already received confirmation that it will work under WES 7:
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