We now provide IPs to the hosts in our LAN with our newly installed DHCP server. Now we need to pass their network packets around.
How-To: Set up a LAN gateway with DHCP, Dynamic DNS and iptables on Debian Etch — page 3 — DHCP server
Now that we have configured our DNS server, we need to distribute IPs to the machines in our LAN.
How-To: Set up a LAN gateway with DHCP, Dynamic DNS and iptables on Debian Etch — page 2 — DNS server
1. DNS server
Linux is a perfect platform to act as a router/gateway.
3. Setting up Reverse Name Resolution
Bind is a well known Unix name server, it is a powerfull piece of software which is used by the majority of nameservers.