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 From:  Jim Golden <jgolden at wingnet dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Losing Window connectivity periodically...OT?
 Date:  Wed, 17 Jan 2007 08:38:29 -0500
I tried this and it did not work. The only things that work are either 
stopping and starting the DNS Forwarder or restarting the m0n0wall box.

Jim

Lee Sharp wrote:
> From: "Lynn Grant" <lgrant at adamscon dot com>
>
>> Periodically, Windows stops finding websites.  Web requests time out and
>> give me a "server not found message".  It doesn't matter if I am using
>> IE6, IE7, Firefox, or Opera.  I thought it might be a DNS problem, but
>> if I use NSLOOKUP on Windows, it seems to find anything I ask for just
>> fine.  I can ping the router, and I can access files on the Samba server
>> on the Linux box, so I have connectivity within the network.
>
> The Windows DNS cache is garbage.  To make sure it is not a hung DNS 
> cache, bring up a cli and type (net stop "dns client") followed by 
> (net start "dns client") and see if you are still hung.  Bet you a 
> nickel it is Windows.
>
>                                Lee
>
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