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Custom DNS in NAT mode (WIFI)

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Custom DNS in NAT mode (WIFI)

Hi,

 

I need to set custom DNS to an SSID that is in NAT mode. The reason is that we have a visitor that needs access to his internal system through VPN.

 

I just followed this guide: https://documentation.meraki.com/MR/Client_Addressing_and_Bridging/Configuring_Custom_DNS_for_an_SSI...

 

But on his computer i still don't get the custom DNS i just sat.

 

What am I doing wrong?

 

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Kind of a big deal

Re: Custom DNS in NAT mode (WIFI)

You will not see the custom DNS servers you set on the client. The client will always see the AP as its DNS server. See this note from the article you linked to: Note: Wireless clients will still use the AP as their DNS server, this configuration customizes the destination server of the AP's DNS proxy.

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Re: Custom DNS in NAT mode (WIFI)

How about that visitor changes his DNS on his network adapter? its clunky and not as elegant as the wifi doing it but it should get the job done.

Kind of a big deal

Re: Custom DNS in NAT mode (WIFI)

This visitor - they are using a client VPN? If so, the client VPN should be giving out the custom DNS servers.