[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: DNS for small network with internet connection



On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 08:47:30PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 12:39:51PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 11, 2003 at 07:53:33PM +0200, David Fokkema wrote:
> > 
> > > Currently, I use dhcp and dnsmasq to serve my local LAN. Very, very
> > > easy to set up and it works as a charm. I use dhcp-client to acquire
> > > an IP addres for the internet, which then rewrites /etc/resolv.conf to
> > > incorporate the name servers for the internet.
> > > 
> > > My problem is that my server has no idea what the internal LAN is all
> > > about: its nameservers are the ones provided by my ISP. If I add my
> > > local dns server (dnsmasq) to /etc/resolv.conf, it is overwritten the
> > > next time the lease is renewed. Telling dhclient.conf to _not_ write
> > > to /etc/resolv.conf will not update my nameservers for the internet,
> > > so there must be another way, I think.
> > > 
> > > Any suggestions?
> > 
> > Tried reading the man page?  Specifically the man page for the config
> > file:
> > 
> >    man dhclient.conf
> > 
> > Then specifically, the section:
> > 
> >    OPTION MODIFIERS
> 
> <ashamed>
> 
> I feel stupid. I _have_ read the manpage, of course, but I missed the
> importance _and_ usefullness of this section. I'm going to work it out
> right away...
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> David
> 
> </ashamed>

Well, that took me 5 seconds flat... Works great, though!

Thanks again,

David



Reply to: