I am a new OpenWRT user (long time TomatoUSB user) that runs a gaming server on my network and i am having a heck of a time with NAT Loopback (i think anyway)
Here is my issue:
When attempting to connect to my server locally i must use it's local IP otherwise i am unable to get the server to respond.
The reason this is a problem is the authentication for accessing the server for switching instances requires you to go outside the network and come back in when accessing it locally; hence my issue.
I have NAT Loopback checked for all of my port forwarded rules in the LuCI menu yet it appears to not be functioning..
Is anyone else familiar with this and know of any work arounds?
I am a comcast user so i know i am in a router behind a router scenario; however my main router is in the DMZ of the comcast gateway.
My landlord; although the allow access to the Comcast gateway and i have full permission to port forward anything i need; has told me putting the Comcast gateway into Bridge mode is not an option.