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 From:  Charles Trevor <ct dot lists at qgsltd dot co dot uk>
 To:  Brian Morton <rokclimb15 at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Register DHCP leases in DNS forwarder not working over PPTP
 Date:  Tue, 13 Feb 2007 08:04:37 +0000
Brian Morton wrote:
> You are correct about my setup.  It is as you described it with the DNS 
> forwarder).  However, it seems that nslookup on Windows XP gives up when 
> it tries to find the hostname on the first DNS server (primary local 
> DNS, provided by my ISP, Speakeasy).  It doesn't subsequently try my 
> secondary local or primary PPTP (m0n0wall).  If I manually specify
> 
> nslookup <remote NetBIOS hostname to try> 192.168.0.1
> 
> where 192.168.0.1 is my m0n0wall address, it succeeds.  However, the XP 
> networking stack doesn't seem to have the sense to do this on its own.

Brian,

You might find the article her of use. I have experienced similar 
problems with XP and this helped me.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311218/en-us

Charlie