dnsmasq is a lightweight DHCP, DNS and TFTP server application for *nix platforms intended for use on small and home networks.

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Block (nullroute?) an IPv6 hostname using /etc/hosts [migrated]

I'm trying to prevent my web browser from communicating with certain hosts (mostly ads and tracking). I have a list of such hosts in my /etc/hosts file. For IPv4 in my /etc/hosts I can do: ...
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Configure ufw pptpd and dnsmasq on the same server

I've got a an ubuntu 14 server running both pptpd and dnsmasq. I'm having trouble configuring ufw to allow pptp clients to resolve their DNS queries using the local dnsmasq server. I've correctly ...
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hostapd virtual wlan interface no ip from dnsmasq

I have installed hostapd and also dnsmasq to ppovide dhcp only. On the virtual interfaces i do see the ssid and all. So hostapd seems to work fine( although i am not sure). When i try to connect to ...
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Set gateway per interface in DNSMasq

I have dhcp set up using DNSMasq, which looks like this: dhcp-range=interface:eth0,10.1.0.50,10.1.0.250,255.255.255.0 dhcp-range=interface:eth1,10.1.20.50,10.1.20.250,255.255.255.0 What I need to ...
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DNS queries fail from local machine running dnsmasq

I have a "sandbox" web server setup for my developers to work on. Each one has their own IP, with all the "production" hostnames configured, and a DNSmasq configuration to answer for those production ...
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URL logging on DNS server?

Following this setup http://www.g-loaded.eu/2010/09/18/caching-nameserver-using-dnsmasq/ I was able to configure a DNS resolver server using dnsmasq for my network. The setup works correctly and logs ...
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DNSMasq forgetting cname entries after first access

I have an Asus router (running Merlin firmware) that is currently exhibiting an annoying issue. When I set up a cname entry in dnsmasq.conf, that entry works the first few time it's accessed then ...
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DNSMasq on DD-WRT not working as expected

Following the guide given here I created several DNSMasq options for a local network, however none of them are working as they should. I am hosting a website internally on a viertual server, however ...
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dnsmasq fails a few seconds, then get back to normal (debian)

I am running a box with debian 6.0.8, and DNSMasq 2.55 (from Debian repository). I use it to resolve some local hostnames, and it mostly works fine. but some times, it will fail to answer requests ...
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How can I get bind to return the same dns answer as DNSMASQ returns?

As Dnsmasq does not support Views, I have installed and configured bind9. Everything works, however I am noticing on a specific entry that my bind server is not returning the same answer/response as ...
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dnsmasq: failed to create listening socket: Address already in use

The OS is Scientific Linux 6.3 (which is similar to redhat, centos and fedora) and I have installed dnsmasq with the following configuration interface=eth1 domain=hpclab expand-hosts ...
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Are there other Dnsmasq type programs that can return client specific tables?

We are using Dnsmasq, we have several entries that are working well. What we are looking for is to return a different config file for specific ip addresses. i.e: When ever ip 1.2.3.4 connects, it ...
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is it possible to run bootp/pxe server using dnsmasq without act as dhcp server

on my network its already exist a router that do dhcp, boot in this network i need to boot a diskless system that use pxe to boot from network, while the pxe server is using dnsmasq to serve O/S, but ...
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How to have a local dns server with no conflict with internet addresses?

I need a local dns server on an ubuntu server to resolve name of local servers. I used dnsmasq, but the problem is that it tries to resolve all addresses (for example http://serverfault.com) and ...
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Suggestions required for Internal DNS

I'm setting up new server environment consist of 70+ servers all running Linux (Redhat/CentOS mixed.) I want to setup a couple of DNS server (primary/secondary) to be used/configured on all servers ...
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dig & nslookup can't resolve local hosts unless I specify the (local) DNS server to use

I am setting up a small private network within my University network. I have a Centos 6 box (sun) sitting between my private network and the university WAN. eth0 on the sun is connected to the WAN and ...
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Resolve all external addresses to an internal address when an internet connection is missing

I am using a raspberry-pi running ArchLinux with a WiFi router to provide an access point for locally-hosted web content. I am running a DHCP server. When the Pi is plugged into an internet ...
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How to configure servers on LAN to emulate no-ip.com functionality with dnsmasq and apache wildcard subdomains?

I have a multi workstation LAN with Apache2 serving a website at 10.0.0.3:80 and running on Ubuntu Linux. This LAN is segmented from another LAN via a router, from which all machines on this LAN ...
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What does dnsmasq 'add-subnet' for?

I found 'add-subnet' option in DNSMASQ man page, described as forwarding client's subnet to upstream DNS server. However after I added 'add-subnet=24' (also tried 'add-subnet') to dnsmasq.conf, ...
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dnsmasq(as DHCP server) isn't working in KVM+libvirt envirmont

I'm using dnsmasq as DHCP server in VM environment. But It didn't working. I disabled basic DHCP feature in libvirt. <network> <name>default</name> ...
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Puppet install of Openstack: Could not find resource 'Package[dnsmasq-base]Package[dnsmasq-utils]' for relationship on 'Package[neutron-dhcp-agent]'

ebug: Executing '/etc/puppet/etckeeper-commit-pre' debug: catalog supports formats: b64_zlib_yaml dot pson raw yaml; using pson err: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: ...
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Make dnsmasq reject some names

I'd like to setup dnsmasq as DNS-only server for blocking certain domains. But instead of having it return 127.0.0.1 or 0.0.0.0 or such, I'd like it to respond with a No such name. just as if the name ...
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How to setup dnsmasq switch nameserver on servfail

I have dnsmasq on Ubuntu 13.10 in strict-order mode. My primary upstream dns is able to filter domains with ads\banners. So i strongly prefer to use this server to resolve names. However this server ...
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Use a LAN IP for dnsmasq

We have a single iMac in our office running a Vagrant box exposing the public IP of 192.168.1.70. Everyone in the office used to all be able to access sites on this box (which all use ".dev" such as ...
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Spacewalk, Kickstart, Cobbler, PXE, Dnsmasq

I have installed a Spacewalk server. One of the final features I am trying to configure is Kickstart. I cannot seem to find any definitive documentation on how to set this up in a "real environment". ...
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Why nslookup doesn't use mdns while ping do?

In dnsmasq.conf: address=/local/127.0.0.1 In resolv.conf: # Generated by NetworkManager domain example.com search example.com nameserver 127.0.0.1 nameserver 10.66.127.17 nameserver 10.68.5.26 I ...
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dnsmasq forward dns requests + add domain suffix for not fqdn

I want to use dnsmasq as a DNS forwarder: for fully qualified domain names it should forward request without change; for not fully qualified name it should add domain to the name and forward ...
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NSLookup resolves to local DNS, but browser resolves to public

Problem When trying to access internal servers via hostnames using NSLookup (both Windows & Linux/Arch/Debian) I receive the correct DNS server address, FQDN and destination IP address. When I ...
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How to setup open/public DNS server in a secure way? [closed]

For a custom application (retrieving data from embedded sensors), I need to create a fake DNS entry to redirect the requests to my servers. I want to setup a DNS server so the users just have to ...
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dnsmasq - filter requests by source IP

It is not recommended to answer recursive DNS queries from outside the local network. Is there a way to make dnsmasq answer queries about specified domains (part locally part forward to another DNS ...
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dnsmasq and lxc with wildcard DNS subdomains

I'm using LXC to create a new containers. All of them are using dnsmasq with DHCP to get their IP address and to have local DNS server. I setup a domain .lxc in dnsmasq. So every container will get ...
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Slow boot and dns doesn't work

I don't understand what happened because i didn't change anything in system for quite a long time. Now system boots too slow and when it's booted - dns requests don't work. I can ping remote hosts by ...
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make dnsmasq ignore specific entries in /etc/hosts

I've set up a machine running dnsmasq, essentially serving its /etc/hosts file. However, there are specific entries which I want in that machine's /etc/hosts, but I don't want served. How can I make ...
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Waiting for devices to come up on Debian boot

I'm running OpenVPN and dnsmasmq on my wheezy system. Dnsmasq is only necessary for VPN and local users, so I don't want it to listen on all devices (yes, there is also a firewall, anyways). When ...
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Spoofing NS records for pre-transfer DNS testing

I'm about to transfer a domain from one registrar and DNS provider to another, and I want to test the new DNS host before starting the transfer. The new host provides plain DNS service beforehand, so ...
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How to make dnsmasq resolve a domain based on where a query were made from

On my phone, I'm pointing to my PC address for DNS server (dnsmasq), and it is working for normal DNS queries but not for local. I can see from a ping app that local domains are resolved to 127.0.0.1, ...
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OpenVPN private domain unsing DNSMasq

What I want to do is to set up OpenVPN network which would make it possible to access private domain ( a.domain, b.domain, d.domain). I believe the simplest way to do it is to use dnsmasq to resolve ...
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DHCP server with ability to update mac address dynamically

Is there a better way to maintain MAC to IP specification in dhcp with out restarting dhcp service each time when there is an update. is it possible to use DHCP with database in Linux to save all ...
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DNSMASQ+pppd daemon, can't connect to outside worl

I have DNSMASQ running as a dhcp server on my machine on the one network card. I am connected to some machines over the lan. My only outward connection is an outward connection with pppd over GPRS. I ...
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dig succeeds, nslookup fails (with dnsmasq as the server)

I installed dnsmasq on a machine of mine (It's a Kubuntu 12.04 LTS), backed only by /etc/hosts (no connection to the Internet until later). Now, if I dig mymachine, I get 192.168.0.1, but if I try to ...
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Get OpenVPN clients names to resolve through dnsmasq

I have a PFSense box running as an OpenVPN server. There are several remote devices that connect through the VPN (as tap devices). The VPN stuff is working, I can access the remote hardware by ...
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DNSMasq wildcard top level domain/suffix

I'm running DD-WRT on my router and I need to block certain websites and all their potential suffixes, is that possible or would I have to list them all out individually? What I have is this ...
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How to get machines to use a DNS without a fixed IP, which does not appear in the DHCP lease? [closed]

I have some machines on a network. This network has a DHCP server - which I have no control over, and no DNS server, i.e. the DHCP lease refer you to some ISP's server and do not serve IPs for local ...
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What does “with domain specs non-public dns” mean?

I am configuring DNSMASQ to utilize upstream nameservers without using /etc/resolv.conf with the server= option. What I don't quite understand is what domain spec mean in the following sentence? ...
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How to resolve all .dev domains to localhost on Windows

We'd like to set things up on our developers' Windows boxes such that all .dev domains resolve to localhost. On Unix systems, firing up dnsmasq with a single additional line to hosts would do it, but ...
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Configuring dnsmasq to properly work with mod_rewrite on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

I desperately need help. I read an article on the echoditto blog (http://www.echoditto.com/blog/never-touch-your-local-etchosts-file-os-x-again) and followed the recommendations for setting up ...
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Fix security vulnerability in dnsmasq on Ubuntu 12.04

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server using dnsmasq and recently ran into the following security vulnerability which does not seem to have a fix on 12.04. ...
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Restrict dnsmasq to offer DHCP to VMs on localhost only?

I need to set up dnsmasq to offer DHCP (and optionally DNS) to VMs running on the localhost only, and not to any other systems doing a DHCP Discover that are external to the box running dnsmasq. Do I ...
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How to config libvirt network setting about disabling dnsmasq “except-interface=lo”?

Here is the thing. My VMs run with libvirt and use default network libvirt-provide, and I've mad each VM registers its hostname to dnsmasq set by libvirt. so I want to look up its hostname for ...
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multiple ips for wildcard domains using dnsmasq's config format

dnsmasq is capable of assigning multiple static ips to one host when using the hosts file: 1.2.3.4 bla.com 4.5.6.7 bla.com nslookup: Name: example.com Address: 1.2.3.4 Name: example.com ...