DNS behind firewall?

erol M erol at home.samurai.com
Tue Dec 10 22:17:26 UTC 2002

You could try using 1:1 on the gateway machine, and forward port 53
on the gateway to port 53 on the DNS machine. Any responses from port 53
on the DNS machine will have your static IP address and not the 192.168*

But this assumes you are using a *nix OS.

On Tue, 10 Dec 2002, Terry wrote:

> Does anyone have put the DNS server behind firewall? I tried to put a
> hardware firewall (an IP-share router) in front of the DNS server,
> however, I don't know how to make it works. Because the server gets a
> 192.168.x.x IP from the router, so when I setup the DNS, the IP will
> be 192.168.x.x but not my real static IP address. What can I do to
> make it work?  By the way, do I need to open 88 port in order to
> enable the web server of IIS? I open 80 port but when I connect to the
> web site, a pop-up window ask me the ID and PWD.

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