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#1 Tim_M

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 10:47 AM

SonicWall TZ 200 does not pass DNS information to computers on the network.

I recently installed SonicWall TZ 200. Our network has both Windows 7 Pro and Windows XP Pro client machines. I have tried specifying the addresses of the DNS servers directly and letting the TZ 200 pick them up from the cable connection but in neither case are any of the clients able to use the default gateway to access the internet.

When the SonicWall diagnostic is run the device itself can use the ISP's nameservers to resolve any address that I try. Computers on the network are just not able to ask the TZ 200 for DNS information.

Any thoughts on why the TZ 200 is not supplying DNS services? All of the machines can access Internet sites just fine if I manually program the DNS settings but I do not want to do that because the machines get moved around frequently.

Thanks in advance.

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#2 cryptodan

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Posted 24 February 2011 - 10:50 AM

It is probably a feature, because it is highly recommended that your computer have your DNS IP's within the network configuration area.

Can you post a screenshot of the SonicWall Status page that shows IP information. You can blur out the middle 2 octets.




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