VPN --> hostname pass through (DNS)

Posted on 2007-08-09
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
Hello experts

I have a Site-Site VPN set up.
I can ping IP addresses of the two subnets on either side of the VPN.
All services are working well

One side, I have a DNS server.
The other side is a workstation
I am wanting to ping the hostname of the server from the workstation, without the use of host files.

How can this be done

the two devices I use for VPN, are sonicwalls
Question by:WitoldRyba
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    Expert Comment

    Use the DNS server's IP as the primary DNS for the workstation.

    Author Comment

    hi nightmare,

    how would i modify the local DHCP (sbs2003), to automatically through DHCP assign the DNS server add: to the worktation


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    Accepted Solution

    Go to Administrative Tools > DHCP.
    In your Server or Scope Options, add 006 DNS Servers.
    Enter the IP of your DNS there.
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    Expert Comment

    Forced accept.

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