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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] DNS Forwarding Issues
 Date:  Tue, 22 Mar 2005 22:08:24 -0500
On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 16:09:38 -0800, Chris <clow at esimail dot org> wrote:
> I just moved to m0n0wall from a leaf/Dachstein firewall because we wanted
> to experiment with VPN services. We're having an issue with DNS forwarding
> on the m0n0wall box however.
> 
> m0n0wall is set to do DHCP and forward the DNS servers to clients. We have
> the same 2 DNS servers listed in the General Settings as were on used on
> the Dachstein box so we know those are good servers. We can ping them, and
> if we manually enter them on the client machines they work fine.
> 
> However, if we don't enter them on the client machines and just let the
> m0n0wall assign them along with the DHCP Lease it doesn't always work. We
> have about 16 WinXP clients and 1 Win98se client and it only works on 1 of
> them which I was using as my test machine before we switched firewalls.
> None of the other 16 machines can reach web pages but they can ping
> external IPs.
> 

What DNS servers are being assigned to the clients?  Is it assigning
the two that you put in the general settings?

-Chris