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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:  Wed, 27 Aug 2003 11:57:18 -0700 (PDT)
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003, Phil Greenway wrote:

> I've still had no success with getting M0n0wall to work with DNS.
> 
> From the WebGUI:-
> 
> Ping output:
> 
> ping: cannot resolve www.mpx.com.au: Host name lookup failure
> ping: cannot resolve www.optus.com.au: Host name lookup failure
> 
> We are currently using NetBoz - it comes with it's own DNS Server.
> 
> Any ideas ?  

> > From: Fred Wright [mailto:fw at well dot com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 20 August 2003 5:18 AM

> > > I tried using the Ping from the WebGUI but it couldn't 
> > resolve the name.
> > 
> > Then you don't have DNS configured properly on it.  Do you 
> > have at least
> > one of your ISP's DNS servers configured on the System: General Setup
> > page?  It looks like you want:
> > 
> > 	203.2.75.2
> > 	203.2.75.12

So you still didn't answer whether you have the DNS IPs configured
correctly.  If so, can you ping the DNS servers via their numeric IPs
(though sometimes paranoid ISPs block those)?  Does anything show in the
fireall log when you try?

					Fred Wright