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 From:  "David Kitchens" <spider at webweaver dot com>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] MAJOR m0n0wall DNS ISSUE - Please Help
 Date:  Wed, 9 Nov 2005 21:34:28 -0500
You shouldn't be setting DNS at all on your client machines, that's the
reason you have the problem to begin with. All client machines should have
Obtain DNS set to Automatic. 

Dave 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Wass [mailto:mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 09, 2005 8:45 PM
> To: Mark Wass
> Cc: Chris Buechler; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] MAJOR m0n0wall DNS ISSUE - Please Help
> 
> Ok Guys I have figured out what you have to do to fix this, 
> but I really don't like the answer.
> 
> I added a . period to my Windows DNS settings. I added in the 
> section under the DNS tab called  "Append these DNS suffixes"
> 
> After I added that and did a nslookup google.com it all 
> worked fine AND my software worked.
> 
> My next question is, Is this a bug in m0n0's DNS/DHCP setup?
> 
> Can we fix m0n0 so I don't have to add a . period to all my 
> LAN clients DNS settings?
> 
> Thanks Team!
> 
> Mark
> 
> Mark Wass wrote:
> 
> > Ok I added a period and this is what I get.
> >
> > C:\Documents and Settings\Mark Wass>nslookup google.com.
> > Server:  pyro.mydomain.com
> > Address:  192.168.1.1
> >
> > Non-authoritative answer:
> > Name:    google.com
> > Addresses:  72.14.207.99, 64.233.187.99
> >
> > This is correct!
> >
> > But this does not resolve the issue of software trying to resolve a 
> > doamin. It does not add a period to the end of the domain 
> name like I 
> > just did.
> >
> >
> > Chris Buechler wrote:
> >
> >> On 11/9/05, Mark Wass <mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com> wrote:
> >>  
> >>
> >>> Hi Guys
> >>>
> >>> This one is driving me insane!
> >>>
> >>> I use the DHCP server on my LAN in m0n0wall. I also use the DNS 
> >>> forwarder.
> >>>
> >>> I have setup two DNS server entries in the Genreal Setup section. 
> >>> These are the DNS server IP's of my ISP.
> >>>
> >>>   
> >>
> >>
> >> On m0n0wall, go to ping, try to ping google.com.  what comes back?
> >>
> >> -Chris
> >>
> >> 
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