Samba and default router

Loic Mahe' mahe at
Tue Oct 3 09:32:06 GMT 2000


> 1) Setup a caching DNS server on your linux box.
Tough job !

> 2) Make you packet filter on your ISB so that it only forwards DNS
> requests from you Linux box. (Assuming your Linux box has static
> IP)
Yes it has (this address is of course a private one (192.168.0.x)).

> 3) Setup your Win95 boxes so that they only request DNS info from
> your linux box and not using a DNS on the net anymore.
> Is this posible you think? Comments?
Sure, but it's a lot a work. I'm not confident enough with DNS.
Someone else (Robert.Dahlem at suggests setting up Samba as a
WINS server. I think I'll try it.

Thanks anyway.


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