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 From:  Mikael Bak <mikael at t dash online dot hu>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] local net dead if ISP not available
 Date:  Tue, 14 Sep 2010 08:17:34 +0200
On 2010-09-13 20:26, Dexter Filmore wrote:
> Am Monday 13 September 2010 11:53:07 schrieb Mikael Bak:
>> Dexter Filmore wrote:
>>> I just moved, no DSL yet, still of course I'd like m0n0 to provide dhcp
>>> leases, but it won't.
>>> I noticed this earlier: if m0n0wall can't connect WAN it won't provide
>>> LAN services. Is this a config issue or a bug?
>>
>> Hi,
>> I have not seen this before.
>>
>> You should try to enable DNS forwarder. Maybe lack of local DNS server
>> can produce this when no ISP is available.
> 
> It is actually enabled. There's no local DNS. (I wish m0n0 had one...)
> 

It actually sort of has.
If DNS forwarder is enabled then m0n0wall will act as a local DNS for
your DHCP clients. Please check on client machines if they get IP
configuration from m0n0's DHCP server and if client's DNS points to
m0n0's IP address.

HTH,
Mikael