Subject: Re: How to setup IPNAT to allow Win95 to share the dailup line for internet usage
To: Mason Loring Bliss <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/1999 10:25:12
On Wed, 14 Jul 1999, Mason Loring Bliss wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 14, 1999 at 08:04:40AM +0200, Thilo Manske wrote:
> > And what about DNS? You have to run a caching nameserver as DNS proxy
> > since DNS requests (generally) run over UDP and that doesn't work with
> > ipnat very well (if at all).
> Do they? I could have sworn that DNS was TCP-based. In any event, I have a
> friend who has just this sort of setup - NetBSD on the firewall, and a Windows
> box inside. The windows box is using DNS on an outside server, and it hasn't
> experienced any NAT-related glitches.

My powermac at home is quite happy doing DNS through my i386 running 1.4 &

I don't have my ipnat settings handy, but they were the ones from one of
the how-to's. :-)

Take care,