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Creating a DNS Entry/Record for the LAN

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Posted: 18 Jun, 2012
by: Knowledge M.
Updated: 13 Nov, 2012
by: Knowledge M.
  1. Go to LAN Services >> Basic LAN >> DNS
  2. Check on Enable DNS Forwarder
  3. Select the interface. It is possible to select multiple interfaces.
  4. Click on Save

To add a Host over ride

  1. To create the entry for a Host click on the 'Add New' button under Host Over rides
  2. Enter the DNS Name of the Host (eg: gateway).
  3. Enter the Domain the Host is a member of (eg: example.com).
  4. Enter the IP address of the Host (eg: 192.168.1.1).
  5. Give a description and click on 'Save' and 'Apply Changes'.

To add a Domain over ride

  1. To create the entry for a Domain click on the 'Add New' button under Domain Over rides
  2. Enter the Domain to override (NOTE: this does not have to be a valid TLD!)
  3. Enter the IP address of the authoritative DNS server for this domain e.g. 192.168.100.100. Or enter # for an exclusion to pass through this host/sub domain to standard name servers instead of a previous override. of the Host (eg: 192.168.1.1).
  4. Give a description and click on 'Save' and 'Apply Changes'.
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