[Openswan Users] dns server in road connection

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Thu Aug 5 11:39:53 CEST 2004

On Thu, 5 Aug 2004, Salvatore Basso wrote:
> Hi, I have configured in /etc/ppp/options.l2tp:
> ms-dns
> .. but the client XP it's connected:
> ping --> ok
> ping ms-dns --> no
> .. why ?? perhaps I make configure the ip address of my dns server in
> the another file ?? thanks.

All the ms-dns option does is tells the PPP stack on your Linux box to
send '' as the primary DNS server. If you have an entry in DNS
named 'ms-dns', you should be able to ping using that name; if you don't,
you won't be able to ping that name.

Is DNS resolution for other hosts also not working?

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