PAT full form

 What is the full form of PAT?


  • Port Address Translation

What does PAT mean?

PAT is a type of dynamic NAT that address translation can be configured at the port level while also optimizing remaining IP address usage. PAT converts multiple sources' local addresses and ports into a single global IP address and port from a pool of routable IP addresses on the destination network. Because the port number is unique, multiple hosts can have the same Ip address when the interface IP address is used in conjunction with the port number.

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