[Openswan Users] DNS through VPN

Alex mysqlstudent at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 16:51:56 EST 2011


>> I suppose this isn't a VPN question directly, but how do I configure
>> DNS for a domain that's behind the VPN on one side or the other? Would
>> a slave zone restricted to just clients of a particular IP range be
>> the best approach?
>> In other words, I have a behind the net-to-net openswan
>> gateway on one side, and behind the net-to-net openswan
>> gateway on the other side, and would like to have both sides be able
>> to resolve hosts from the other side.
> Do you have a DNS server on each side?  What forward lookup zones are they
> (each) responsible for?

Yes, I should have mentioned that there is a DNS server on one side
that is publically-accessible and a DNS server for the internal
network on the other VPN server which is also the gateway for the network.

Hopefully I've explained that clearly.

Thanks again,

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