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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Accessing NATed service from LAN - is it coming?
 Date:  Tue, 02 Aug 2005 11:53:07 -0400
Justin Reid wrote:
> 
> 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.
>>
>> _________________________________
>> James W. McKeand
>>
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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 10.0.1.200, 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?

It will resolve only what you override.  It will send all queries it
cannot answer to the DNS server configured as forwarder.

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Ugo

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