Public / Private zones - assistance please
barmar at bbnplanet.com
Fri Mar 3 20:52:55 UTC 2000
In article <38BFCA05.46538FEB at asgard-systems.com>,
Bruce Schuck <bschuck at asgard-systems.com> wrote:
>Tilman Schmidt wrote:
>> No problem. Just configure /etc/resolv.conf on smtp.mydomain.com not
>> to use the DNS server running on the same machine, but the internal
>> DNS server instead. Just because a machine is running a BIND in some
>> corner doesn't mean it has to use it for its own DNS lookups too.
>Ok, let me throw something else into the mix. The machines behind the
>firewall will be using NAT. So I might pc1.mydomain.com needing to do
>internet DNS lookups for web browsing, ftp, etc. Thanks to the
>wonders of NAT. Which DNS servers will have that info?
Both servers should be able to look up remote names, and internal users
should point to the internal server so that they can also look up internal
names. NAT should allow the internal server to query the root servers and
other remote servers.
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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