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hello all, I am using fedora and I am tryign to setup a dns sever for my lan. When i start to setup the dns it asks me to choose either forward reverse or slave zones. As this is just for my network to resolve internet addresses, what should I choose? Help is greatly appreciated.
Well I did what u said. I t's started. but heres a questions.. It's been a long time since i played with linux so i am full of these all over again. I have the linux box, setup on the cable modem , via eth0 and eth1 is to the hub. the linux box i setup succesfully as a dhcp server now. How do i share the internet connection? i thoughtt that the dns issue would fix it. it didn't.
Originally posted by gonus
but now how will my windows machien know were to go? just trying to soak it all in on this weekend
You have to change the gateway setting in windows. The gateway should be LAN-IP for the computer which is between internet and your LAN.
...also concerning the pinging - it is probably as you said that your firewall is configured to block ping requests (namely a type of packet called ICMP). If you just dump your firewall script here I can have a look at it and tell you what you should change.
Well I have the dhcp setting the default gateway now. So I am good there. I believe i have cracked the problem with pinging through. I used the script from the above link (thanx maxut) but my iprange for my home network is different. I use 20.20.20.x. Well I didn't change that in the iptable.conf. So now hopefully this will work. Will be giving that a try.
Zytx, were can i find this firewall script? you are not referring to the iptable script are u? I am a newb to networking linux. I know enough to mess stuff up