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Re: interesting Proplem using Linux as a Router



Thank you very much guys for the response.  all of
your replies where valid.

Regards,

Omar

--- Scott Ruckh <sruckh gemneye org> wrote:

> This is what you said Omar Hasan
> >
> > Hi all,
> >    I ahave configure linux to act as a router.  I
> have
> > set up the iptables and forwarding and the DHCP
> > server.  when I ping an a public IP address such
> as
> > 68.x.x.x for yahoo, I am able to ping.  However,
> when
> > I ping a domain name such as www.yahoo.com, I
> cannot
> > ping.  How can I have the IP address to resolve to
> a
> > domain name.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Omar
> 
> You need to set up a DNS server (Bind) and make sure
> you configure your
> DHCP Server options to include handing out DNS
> information with the DHCP
> request.  Or if you are not using a DNS server you
> at least to need
> configure your DHCP server to hand out the DNS
> information from your
> Internet provider.
> 
> Without more details on what you are trying to
> accomplish it is too hard
> to recommend a solution.
> 
> Your main goal is that you need to configure DNS and
> your DHCP server
> options to hand out the DNS information to the DHCP
> clients.
> 
> 
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