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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Need some advice
 Date:  Fri, 12 Jan 2007 00:36:32 -0500
On 1/11/07, Ed Lentz <elentz at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I am running my M0n0wall on a Net4501.  It is the newest version. I
> have a dilemma.  I have a CRM that is running on an Apache server on
> the lan.  The CRM software needs a url to download a file to a client.
>  The problem is this.  If I put in the IP of the server then all the
> users on the LAN can use this part of the system.  Users on the wan
> side cannot.  If I put in my domain name the users on the WAN side can
> use it.  I have read that if I have M0n0wall be the DNS for my network
> then I can put in my domain name all will be well on both sides.

You don't *have* to have m0n0wall be the DNS server, you just have to
setup proper split DNS like you do with most any firewall, commercial
or otherwise.