On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Phil Greenway wrote:
> I really like M0n0wall ... its nice and easy to use. However, there is just
> one issue I'm having with it at present.
> I can seem to get it to act like a DNS server or forward the DNS requests of
> the workstations.
I presume you mean "can't seem to..."
> Workstations (some are static and some are DHCP)
> IP: 192.168.10.150
> Subnet: 255.255.255.0
> Gateway: 192.168.10.122 (monowall LAN IP)
> DNS Servers: 192.168.10.122
> and then on the M0n0wall ...
> I put in a DNS server and tick on the DNS Forwarder section.
Meaning an ISP DNS server IP (e.g. 126.96.36.199), I presume. Have you
tested this by using a hostname in a ping (e.g. www.mpx.com.au)?
> I'm not sure how to get it to work from here.
> The only way, I've been able to get it to work, is to hard code the DNS
> servers on the Workstations.
> ie. change 192.168.10.122 to 188.8.131.52 (our ISP's DNS)
Which of course bypasses the DNS forwarder altogether.