• Subject: Re: DNS & V4R2
  • From: Steve Faist <sfaist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 09:16:33 -0400

Are you permitting DNS traffic through your firewall to the unsecure net and
back???  Can you resolve unsecure hosts from the firewall itself???

Your DNS entry on your local machines should be the IP address of your secure
DNS, i.e. IP address of the TCP/IP interface to my network card on the 400?



Art Tostaine, Jr. wrote:

> I have the firewall product up and running on a 150.  The firewall has a
> built in DNS.  It works fine.
>
> I am trying to configure DNS on another As/400 on the secure side of the
> firewall to handle internal DNS requests.
>
> I've configured it using Operations navigator, started it, checked the
> joblogs, everything.  It looks like its running OK.
>
> I've added a few hosts in there.  They seem to work.  I've configured
> the forwarding DNS to the secure port of my firewall, as per the
> redbook, but the server won't resolve any domain name not entered by me.
>
> BTW, what IP address to I specify in my Win95 or NT client as the DNS?
> The IP address of the TCP/IP interface to my network card on the 400?
>
> --
> Art Tostaine, Jr.
> Creative Computer Associates, Inc.
> Parlin, NJ 08859
>
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