DNS + Dynamic DHCP Issues



  • I have some weird issues with registering local dhcp host names in the dns forwarder.
    I have both the check boxes on the dns forwarder page checked.
    "Register DHCP leases in DNS forwarder" and "Register DHCP static mappings in DNS forwarder"
    and on the DHCP server page i have the "Enable registration of DHCP client names in DNS." check box checked
    and i have put the domain "local" in the text field. Which is the same as the one on my System -> General Setup page.
    I am also using the opendns servers.

    This setup works fine for resolving from other computers on my network and I receive a response from the pfsense box for both the hostname and ip lookups.
    But if i try to resolve any internal hostnames from the dns qury on pfsense it says no records found.
    Similarly if i try to resolve an internal ip i get it pointing to 67.215.65.132. which i think is a opendns server.
    Is this maybe because pfsense doesnt query the dns forwarder?

    Weirdly the one static entry i have in the DHCP page resolves fine from the pfsense box.


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