What is the major benefit of using NAT with Port Address Translation?
- It allows external hosts access to internal servers.
- It allows many internal hosts to share the same public IPv4 address.
- It improves network performance for real-time protocols.
- It provides a pool of public addresses that can be assigned to internal hosts.
Explanation: Port Address Translation (PAT) tracks IP flows of internal hosts using port numbers. By using port numbers to track flows, PAT allows many users to share a single public IPv4 address.
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