On Sunday 20 May 2007, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 5/20/07, Hal Vaughan <hal at thresholddigital dot com> wrote:
> > My best guess is that I can set the DNS to always take a certain
> > address and redirect it to a specific system no matter what address
> > the DHCP has given that system?
> No, you would configure DHCP so it always gives that particular
> system the same IP.
Okay. Gotcha. As you can tell, I am not an expert at DNS stuff!
I am considering specifying static addresses for the firewall/gateway
and DNS only. Then when I have to use a tunnel from outside, have it
go to the DNS computer which would forward it. I might do that with
the workstation instead. I like the idea of only one system,
preferably one without important data, being reachable from the outside
and then being used as a relay. I don't know if that makes much of a
> > And since you're suggesting this, does that mean m0n0wall can't use
> > host names?
> That's correct.
Any particular reason for that? (Just curious.)