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 From:  Christopher Iarocci <iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
 To:  blueneptune at gmail dot com
 Cc:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problem Resolving host names while in the VPN interface.
 Date:  Sat, 29 Jul 2006 18:50:26 -0400
While m0n0wall can forward DNS queries, it can not do WINS.  It can 
assign those servers via DHCP, but you need to have those servers in 
place on your LAN.  Do you have an internal DNS and/or WINS server?

Chris


blueneptune at gmail dot com wrote:
> I am using the monowall for the wins and dns server, so everything is 
> internal on the monowall I set my vpn range out side of my dhcp range 
> so they could not conflict with each other should I try changing that? 
> I just feared they would get confused and throw a fit when someone 
> tried to log in. ohh dhcp is also on the monowall firewall, and I am 
> just running the workstations through a  small switch, and there able 
> to  surf the internet sites and what notthrought there vpn, just 
> anything internal they cant get too.
>
> On 7/28/06, *Christopher M. Iarocci* <iarocci at eastendsc dot com 
> <mailto:iarocci at eastendsc dot com>> wrote:
>
>     Do you have an internal WINS or DNS server?  If you do, have whatever
>     DHCP server you are using assign those.  It could be the in the
>     router,
>     or it could be wherever your DHCP server is.  I personally don't
>     use the
>     router for DHCP, I have a separate server.  Either would work though.
>
>     blueneptune at gmail dot com <mailto:blueneptune at gmail dot com> wrote:
>     > Am I doing this on the workstations or on the firewall?
>     >
>     > On 7/28/06, *Christopher M. Iarocci* <iarocci at eastendsc dot com
>     <mailto:iarocci at eastendsc dot com>
>     > <mailto:iarocci at eastendsc dot com <mailto:iarocci at eastendsc dot com>>>
>     wrote:
>     >
>     >     blueneptune at gmail dot com <mailto:blueneptune at gmail dot com>
>     <mailto:blueneptune at gmail dot com <mailto:blueneptune at gmail dot com>> wrote:
>     >     > I have several VPN accounts that connect to work from home
>     and
>     >     we just
>     >     > need
>     >     > to be able to resolve host while signed and I couldn't
>     really find
>     >     > anything
>     >     > does anyone have any tips that I might be able to complete
>     this
>     >     task?
>     >     >
>     >     You need to assign an internal WINS and/or DNS server
>     through the DHCP
>     >     when signing on via VPN.  You can not resolve host names
>     without it on
>     >     different subnets.
>     >
>     >     HTH
>     >
>     >     Chris
>     >
>     >
>
>