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Re: How do I point Netscape to my ISP??



>On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Blessing wrote:
>
>> Hi all
>> 
>> I successfully configured my modem and it's dial through to my ISP,
>> but the problem is how do I point Netscape to my ISP?? It always comes
>> up with an error message that the name server has to be configured.
>> How do I configure the name server I am using RH 7.2 and wvdial to
>> dial to the ISP
>> 
>> TIA
>> Blessing
>> 
>If this is a standalone system, and not gateway for a home network, make 
>sure you have peerdns enabled in your dialup configuration.  With the 
>peerdns enabled, when you connect to your ISP, /etc/resolv.conf is 
>updated automaticly with your ISP's nameserver information.
>
>The same setup will work on a firewall system, as long as you are not 
>running a name server for the local network.  (A chaching name server on 
>the firewall is fine.)  If the firewall needs to resolve names for the 
>local network, you have to be a bit more creative, unless if only uses 
>/etc/hosts for local netowrk names.
>
>Mikkel
>
He can set up forwarding and forwarders option in the named.conf file if 
that's the case





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