Help in faking out BIND for inside view.

John Oliver joliver at
Tue Dec 17 18:20:43 UTC 2002

On 17 Dec 2002 09:15:56 -0000, Nick Ellson wrote:
> I need a method of trapping an outside DNS name in my internal view so
> my internal users use the inside IP instead of the one my firewall
> give out to the external view. This is the only case where i am not
> SOA for this record, another agency is pointing their DNS at me for a
> short period (and using my outside static Ip mapping on a PIX
> firewall) but my users on the inside can't obviously use that address.

So... you have a server, let's say  Outside of the firewall,
it's seen as  An external source is providing DNS for, and resolves to, and you want
internal users to see it as  Is that correct?

Just run a zone for yourself.  Do an AXFR, and just replace
that one record.  Or I suppose you could push hosts files out to your

John Oliver, CCNA                  
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