Redirect connections to external website to local version

  NigelHiggs 22:23 27 Mar 2014
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I need to be able to redirect outgoing internet connections to a specific website from my LAN to a local version of the website.

Essentially I want people that are using our LAN who then visit our external web site to actually be redirected to a local version of the site as we want to display info on it that is unavailable from outside.

As this is to redirect visitors I can not modify their devices and so can't do anything like change a host file.

I am new to networking and getting a little confused as everything I read seems to expect me to know all the terminology already.

The equipment I have available is an EE Brightbox Router and a Windows PC. These belong to my friends business and they do not want me installing different firmware on the router or running a different OS on the PC.

I have heard mention of an Outgoing NAT and IPTables, but not really sure if it is what I want and have no idea how to set it up. It doesn't look like the router has settings for these things.

I have also been told I could forward all internet traffic to the PC and then get some software to do the redirects from there. Again I have no idea where to even start with this.

Any suggestions?

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