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 From:  Justin Reid <justinreid at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Accessing NATed service from LAN - is it coming?
 Date:  Tue, 2 Aug 2005 11:42:31 -0400
On Aug 2, 2005, at 11:32 AM, James McKeand wrote:

> Justin Reid wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> It tried out m0n0wall for the first time yesterday and I loved it.
>> The only problem for me is the inability to access a NATed service
>> from within the LAN. I have a Webserver and VNC running at home and
>> All of my Bookmarks and shortcuts in VNC are set to the outside URL.
>> When i bring my PowerBook from home to work, everything always works,
>> not matter where I am. Not being able to do this stops me from using
>> m0n0wall. Not to mention, the webserver returns the full URL when
>> accessing it, so just using the internal IP while at home won't work.
>> My question is: I see that this is on the wishlist. Is it something
>> that relies on another component and wont be fixed until 'they' fix
>> it? Is it something should hold my breath for? I would really like to
>> use m0n0wall.
> I assume you are using the DNS Forwarder on the m0n0wall. Have you  
> tried
> the "overrides" on the DNS Forwarder page? This will allow you to map
> the "outside URL" to an internal IP. When an internal client  
> queries the
> m0n0wall for the "outside URL" the m0n0wall will respond with the
> internal IP.
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Does this work if I am not using m0n0wall as the DNS server? Also,  
when I access the webserver with lets say, then apache  
responds with the outside URL. If I set the override up, would my web  
browser re-lookup the dns every page I go to?