[Shorewall-users] DNS Name problem with mail server on LAN

Eduardo Ferreira duda at icatu.com.br
Mon Mar 7 07:00:54 PST 2005


MSantos wrote on 07/03/2005 11:53:49:

> Hi,
> 
> I have a big "name problem" with my internal mail server (10.0.0.152). 
> It is "seen" on the internet through DNAT (213.58.230.27). Also there is 
a
> MX record pointing to the machine. Everything works fine from the 
outside. 
> However i can't set the mail clients on the lan pointing to the mx 
record,
> because this one points to 213.58.230.27 and the firewall won't return
> answer the path to the internal ip (.152).
> Is there anyway to correct this?
> 
> Regards,
> MSantos
> 
you should have a different DNS server to you internal zone, or you could 
create a zone (queryable(?) only to the internal lan) in your DNS server 
to treat your internal network.  Connect your mail clients to the server 
named in the internal zone.

cheers,


________________________
Eduardo Ferreira
Icatu Holding S.A.
Supervisor de TI
(5521) 3804-8606 




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