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 From:  "Jonathan De Graeve" <Jonathan dot De dot Graeve at imelda dot be>
 To:  "Mark Wass" <mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] MAJOR m0n0wall DNS ISSUE - Please Help
 Date:  Thu, 10 Nov 2005 10:15:13 +0100
It's a windows issue, not a M0n0wall. Since I also don't have that
behaviour on my boxes

J.

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Jonathan De Graeve
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Imelda vzw
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Jonathan dot de dot graeve at imelda dot be

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Mark Wass [mailto:mark dot wass at market dash analyst dot com]
> Verzonden: donderdag 10 november 2005 1:14
> Aan: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Onderwerp: [m0n0wall] MAJOR m0n0wall DNS ISSUE - Please Help
> 
> 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.
> 
> Ok here is the scenario. My computer obtains an IP address from
> m0n0wall, after doing a "ipconfig/all" I get the following.
> 
> Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
> 
>         Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : mydomain.com
>         Description . . . . . . . . . . . : VIA PCI 10/100Mb Fast
> Ethernet Adapter
>         Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : *(I deleted this)*
>         Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
>         Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
>         IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.189
>         Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
>         Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
>         DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
>         DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
>         Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, 10 November 2005
> 9:54:22 AM
>         Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Thursday, 10 November 2005
> 7:54:22 PM
> 
> 
> OK now when I do a nslookup on a domian like google.com I get this
> 
> C:\Documents and Settings\Mark Wass>nslookup google.com
> Server:  pyro.mydomain.com --------> This is my m0n0wall box
> Address:  192.168.1.1
> 
> Name:    *google.com.mydomain.com*
> Address:  AAA.BBB.CCC.196 -----> Where this is the REAL World IP of
> mydomain.com
> 
> I did notice that the first line of the "ipconfig/all" command says
> "Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : mydomain.com" does this have
> anything to do the problem?
> 
> I have checked my DNS settings in Windows and I do NOT have "Append
> parent suffixes of the Primary DNS suffix" option turned on.
> 
> This is causing all sorts of problem for me when a LAN client needs to
> do a DNS lookup.
> 
> I have noted that when I do NOT use m0n0 for getting a DHCP address
and
> I manually assign the IP and DNS servers to my windows client that it
is
> not an issue, and all works just fine.
> 
> PLEASE will some one help me on this.
> 
> Mark