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iptable forward packet

Hi,
I have the doubt which involved following configuration.
comp1<--->main<--->comp2
Comp1 sends icmp packet to main. Main takes that packet and changes destination address to comp2 and source address to it own.
I can capture the packet send from comp1 to main using netfilter. I can see the packet and its content. Then i modify the destination, source address and ip checksum successfully. But when i release it back to the kernel the packet never goes back to comp2. To release back packet i use nfq_set_verdict(....,NF_ACCEPT). If i capture packet from output chain of main when its sending ping reply back to comp1 my program modifies that packet and sends it to comp2 but if i capture packet from input chain of filter table than it does not forward that to modified address. I think this maybe because once the packet is in input chain of filter table modifying destination address means nothing. Can someone assist me how to forward packet from comp1 to comp2 through main.
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net_inject_t(9S)					    Data Structures for Drivers 					  net_inject_t(9S)

NAME
net_inject_t - structure for describing how to transmit a packet SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/neti.h> INTERFACE LEVEL
Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI). DESCRIPTION
The net_inject_t data structure passes information in to net_inject about how to transmit a packet. Transmit includes sending the packet up into the system as well as out of it. STRUCTURE MEMBERS
mblk_t *ni_packet; /* start of the packet */ struct sockaddr_storage ni_addr; /* address of next hop */ phy_if_t ni_physical; /* network interface to use */ ni_packet Pointer to the first the mblk_t data structure that makes up this packet. ni_addr This field is only required to be initialized if NI_DIRECT_OUT is being used to transmit the packet. The sockaddr_storage field must be set to indicate whether the destination address contained in the structure is IPv4 (cast ni_addr to struct sockaddr_in) or IPv6 (cast ni_addr to struct sockaddr_in6). ni_physical The physical interface where the packet will be injected. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Committed | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
net_inject(9F), netinfo(9F), attributes(5) SunOS 5.11 1 May 2008 net_inject_t(9S)

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