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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] DNS Issues
 Date:  Mon, 18 Aug 2003 22:39:21 -0700 (PDT)
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:
> Subnet:
> Gateway: (monowall LAN IP)
> DNS Servers:
> 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., 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 to (our ISP's DNS)

Which of course bypasses the DNS forwarder altogether.

					Fred Wright