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 From:  Ramon Darrow <ramon dot darrow at gmail dot com>
 To:  KnightMB <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] DNS servers in "General setup" aren't being passedto DHCP clients
 Date:  Tue, 28 Feb 2006 9:46:01 -0600
Thanks.  That worked.  I don't know why I missed the DNS forwarder options
(they were on by default but I needed them off).  Might have had something to
do with the fact that it was 1:00AM.  Thanks again for the quick response.

On Tue, 28 Feb 2006 09:15:24 -0600, KnightMB <knightmb at knightmb dot dyndns dot org> wrote:
> Also keep in mind, if you use the DNS Forwarder service that the DNS
> will show up as the firewall LAN address when you check the IP settings
> of the machines that pull DHCP.  If you don't use DNS Forwarder, then
> the raw IP of the DNS server will be sent to the DHCP clients and those
> will show up in your DNS list for the machines.  Either way, both should
> work just fine provided that you also do what Carsten suggested as well
> :-)
> 
> Thanks,
> Michael
> 
> Carsten Holbach wrote:
>> Heya
>>
>> Have a look at the "Allow DNS server list to be overridden by DHCP/PPP
>> on WAN" option on the General Setup page and the DNS Forwarder function.
>>
>> Greetings
>> Carsten Holbach
>>
>> Ramon Darrow schrieb:
>>> I just installed a fresh install of m0n0wall 1.21 to replace my
>>> Smoothwall
>>> 2.0 at home. Everything went very smoothly, except one issue: the DNS
>>> servers defined in "General setup" aren't being passed on to the DHCP
>>> clients. I've tried rebooting the m0n0wall and the clients to no
>>> avail. I
>>> guess I expected adding a DNS server on the "General setup" page would
>>> probably update domain-name-servers in dhcpd.conf, but it doesn't
>>> seem to
>>> work that way. How do I get the DNS servers on the "General setup" page
>>> passed on to DHCP clients? Thanks.
>>>
>>> Ray
>>
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