Setting up a FreeBSD gateway
dan at ferrarishields.com
Wed Jan 4 11:36:19 PST 2006
> I have one machine that's acting as a gateway for my home PC, in
> addition to running a few local servers. I know I shouldn't do that,
> but the traffic is low and I just don't have room for more computers
> in my room, anyway.
> At any rate... I think I've got the packet-forwarding aspect set up
> OK; I compiled a kernel with the options I found in the docs on the
> However, I don't know how to set up DNS. Specifically, I want to
> either pass all DNS requests through the gateway, or have the gateway
> run a local DNS that queries my ISP's DNS in turn. Can anyone point me
> to some steps on how to set that up?
Here's how I do it (my ISP maintains my domain name records on their DNS
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