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Re: [opensuse] Multiple DNS servers in /etc/resolv.conf
  • From: Sylvester Lykkehus <zly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 17:14:09 +0100
  • Message-id: <4576EC51.3030908@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
John Andersen wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 December 2006 23:33, Sylvester Lykkehus wrote:
>> Are there any way I can get it query both, or alternatively use my
>> DNS, if it is not a address ?
>> I know from that-other-os(tm), it is possible, since it works when using
>> VPN.
> You need to run your own in house DNS server. (Usually BIND).
> Yast will even help set that up for you.
> It should have some local resources (ptr records to local network machines),
> and it should query your ISP for things it does not know.
> I set one up on SLES, using Yast, and it was pretty easy
> considdering how little I actually know about running BIND.
> You need to have your dhcp server feed all your in house
> machines the IP of your in-house dns server (if you use dhcp), or configure
> all your machines manually to use your in-house DNS server.
I really have to run a DNS server to do this ?
I'm not quite sure how that would work out.

Besides, the main PC to use VPN is a laptop, and will move across
multiple wireless lans, school networks etc., so this is really not an

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