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How to create a DNAT rule to allow inbound traffic


To allow inbound traffic create a DNAT rule. This article describes how you can do this.


  • An active Copaco VMware Cloud subscription;

  • An account with administrator permissions on the Copaco VMware Cloud environment;

  • An an Organization Network.

Getting Started

  1. Login to the customer tenant environment from Copaco VMware Cloud.

  2. Click Edges, select the Edge gateway rule and click Services.



  3. Go to the NAT tab and click + DNAT RULE.


  4. Fill in the fields, and click Keep to continue.


    Original IP/Range: Enter the Public IP address
    Protocol: Choose the desired protocol
    Original Port: choose the desired port
    Translated IP/Range: Enter the IP address of the VM
    Translated Port: choose the desired port on VM

  5. Save the DNAT rule by clicking Save changes.



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