[Firewall] Self-connect possible?

Roland Haeder r.haeder at gmx.de
Thu Mar 18 00:50:22 CET 2010


> I think this is the problem because it doesnt look fine.
> 
> On this box this name resolves to the public ip address.  I bet your
> internal clients resolve the same name to the internal ip address of
> this same box.
> 
> Edit your /etc/hosts file so that the name on this box finds the IP you want.
> 
> or, if you use dns on your internal net, reconfigure the host to point
> to itself for name resolution.
I use dnsmasq as a local "DNS server" to cache many requests locally.

So how do I do so? How do I configure "the host" (quix0r/firebox?) to
point to itself?

Roland

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