[Firewall] Self-connect possible?

Rance Hall ranceh at gmail.com
Thu Mar 18 00:57:01 CET 2010


On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 6:50 PM, Roland Haeder <r.haeder at gmx.de> wrote:
>> 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
>


Check the file /etc/resolv.conf its the file where you set the IP
address of the dns server


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