[Gllug] DNS & VPN

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Wed Jun 20 20:03:04 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 07:58:04PM +0000, Chris Bell wrote:
> On Wed 20 Jun, Alain Williams wrote:
> > 
> > I am trying to work out the best solution to this:
> > 
> > I have set up a VPN for a client and am in the last stages of working out how
> > to configure their PCs -- needed as they want to use the VPN from home to enter the of
> > fice.
> > 
> > Any suggestions ?
> > 
>    Bind9 can allow restricted access to selected IP addresses using access
> options for the various /etc/bind/db.* lists
>    IPCop running on an old low spec PC can provide a DMZ for your external
> server with as many access restrictions as you need.

That is doing things in their office, that is not the problem. By the time
packets gets there they will have already traversed the VPN.

I want the remote/home PC to continue to use the broadband-modem/ISP/... for DNS
lookups BUT have it know about one DNS name that is internal to the company.

Alain Williams
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