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 From:  drovalev at kaluga dash gov dot ru
 To:  David C P Gray <davidg at yowl dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Ha: Re: Ha: Re: [m0n0wall] How to make DNS the server for DHCP in a local area network?
 Date:  Tue, 24 Oct 2006 12:16:36 +0400
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> On Tue, 24 Oct 2006, drovalev at kaluga dash gov dot ru wrote:
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> > Clients DNS receive the server, but he 172.20.20.1!!!
> >
> > It is necessary 192.168.8.1
>
> Not true if you are really meaning to use the DNS forwarder.
>
> The DNS forwarder is just that, a forwarder. The clients should use the
> monowall as a DNS server and the monowall will forward the responses to
> the real DNS servers and the replies back to the clients.
>
> The DNS server set on the client SHOULD be the address of the monowall.
> You should not need rules to allow traffic between your LAN network and
> the DNS server.
>


> The alternative is to turn OFF the DNS forwarder option in which case
DHCP
> response will contain the address of the real DNS server.


 Thanks!!! All works!!!


>
> If neither of these work then there is likely a problem at the client.
> What are the clients? Windows, Linux?
>
> Open a command window and run an nslookup command to see what server is
> configured. Try to resolve a hostname on the internet and see what
> happens. Post the results back here.
>
> Cheers,
> David.
>
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