[TriLUG] DNS/DHCP Server revisited

Joseph Tate dragonstrider at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 17:08:16 EST 2010

I run dnsmasq on my WRT-54GL using the Tomato firmware.  I recently
also installed OpenVPN, though I haven't used it since ssh works
mostly, and I can't seem to get network manager in ubuntu to handle
the openvpn connection.


On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Roy Vestal <rvestal at trilug.org> wrote:
> Ok guys,
>  I've lost my DNS/DHCP server at home and I want to start over on this new
> machine vs. use my "existing" setup since it's still screwy.
> Here is the goal:
> 1. A DNS/DHCP server that is on a DHCP cable modem acting as a caching DNS
> server. I'd like to be able to browse to http://www.home and it go to my www
> server on my network, vs having to use the IP address.
> 2. My clients to be able to ping each other via hostname without having to
> use hosts/lmhost files.
> Suggestions on what to read/where to start? I plan to use CentOS 5.3 on the
> new server.
> TIA,
> -Roy
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Joseph Tate
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