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Re: Can't find the DNS Servers




On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 08:59:46PM +0300, Reco wrote:
On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 11:59:04AM -0500, David Wright wrote:
On Wed 04 Oct 2017 at 09:11:37 (+0300), Reco wrote:
> A correct way to fix this is to "persuade" your DHCP server not to
> provide DNS information.
> Even more correct way is to force your DNS-at-DHCP to use 8.8.8.8 as
> forwarder DNS.
> Since it's unnaturally complex to do so in a consumer-grade routers, a
> hack is in order.

But won't that send local host lookups to google which won't have a clue?

Why won't it have a clue?

Because google doesn't know what names you use on your local network. To implement local lookups you need a name server which can selectively either serve a local name or forward the request to an internet name server. That can't be done in resolv.conf, but can be done either centrally or locally via unbound or similar.
Mike Stone