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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How to enforce dnsmasq to use internal dns for apex domain

We host example.com at Amazon and use Route 53 which works well outside VPN. From inside VPN we need to access to multiple internal subdomains, such as test.example.com, dev.example.com etc. which ...
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dnsmasq classless reverse forwarding

I'm currently using a dnsmasq as DNS forwarder for a handful of classless zones and the A record forward is working fine. But I now do have some trouble with the PTR query forwarding, since I don't ...
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Why Windows not get DHCP properly?

I have a VM that installs Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. It configures both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 clients. The VM locates on an isolated network, where a dnsmasq offers both DHCPv4 and DHCPv6 ...
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dnsmasq, dynamically add addresses?

Is it possible, with dnsmasq, to dynamically add/remove addresses ? For instance, executing a script from php (it's maybe bad, but theorically, is it possible ?) to add: address=/altern.org/100.2.3.4 ...
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Assigning different IP from range on dnsmasq DHCP server

I have an installed dnsmasq DHCP server. I want to assign different IP address from defined range. For instance my IP range is 10.11.12.10 - 10.11.12.50 but I want to assign different IP ...
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Linux DNS caching for performance and safety

I am trying to figure out how to do this properly. My servers use search-domain to find the FQDN, so my code can connect using redis as the host, etc. I ran into a problem where the DNS provider for ...
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dnsmasq: failed to create listening socket for port 53: Address already in use

I got this error when i done the setup dnsmasq. ashokkrishna@krishna:~$ sudo dnsmasq dnsmasq: failed to create listening socket for port 53: Address already in use ashokkrishna@krishna:~$ netstat ...
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Why can I only have one ProxyPass'ed subdomain?

Edit: The problem disappeared when I restarted my computer. I apologize for wasting everyone's time with this! I'm trying to set up local .dev domains for my different production apps. I have an ...
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accessing same domain name through a different port

I have a production website, and a development website. The must be accessed through the domain name, www.mysite.com. I would like to be able to access the dev site through a praticular port, say ...
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cobbler managed dnsmasq is not listening on the correct interfaces

I have a cobbler server I am trying to get installed. Unfortunately dnsmasq is not listening on the correct interfaces. It should be listening on my 192.168.10.2 network which is assigned to br1 ...
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dnsmasq to server different ip depending on which NS is used

I want to simulate the following situation: If the client makes a request using NS1 for DOMAIN1 return IP1 If the client makes a request using NS2 for DOMAIN1 return IP2 i.e resolve the domain to a ...
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URIBL_BLOCKED on Ubuntu 14.04 Server with working Dnsmasq

I've set up a small mail server which includes Spam Assassin. Everything seems to work great except one. SA docs suggest installing a caching DNS server to keep some RBLs from blocking the server over ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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DNS lookup on DNS server works, but wrong IP on clients

I am trying to set up a DNS server to change a few domains in my local netwkork - first with bind9, then with dnsmasq. With both software, I resulted in the same problem: When executing nslookup / dig ...
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Getting DNS replies for non-existing hostnames (DNSMasq)

I noticed some 'weird' DNSMasq behavior when I set up my LAN for dual stack IPv4 & IPv6 networking. It seems that my DNS server (DNSMasq) which acts as a forwarder and also has all the host names ...
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dnsmasq TFTP, GNU/Linux workstation, DHCP not responding

I'm attempting to get a TFTP server working, from my workstation. I've actually attempted this multiple times, never succeeded. I've setup real tftp from a router, but my home router is nothing close ...
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bind9 forward records, not just zones

The situation I am faced with is that I have a few domains hosted with UltraDNS and also with a bind9 server for local use with internal subdomains and for dhcp hostnames. For example, domain.com is ...
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Problem configuring dnsmasq for local subdomains

I've set up dnsmasq on a virtal machine server in order to handle static wildcard subdomains on my local home network for development purposes. The idea is to have *.local.myapp.com resolve to the ...
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Trouble serving vhosts when trying to set up wildcard subdomains with dnsmasq in local development environment

I'm trying to get wildcard DNS enabled on my laptop using dnsmasq. I realize that this has been asked and answered more than once on this forum, but I can't get the solution to work for me. Steps ...
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Oracle VM provisioning from dnsmasq

I have Oracle VM 2.2.0 and a provisioning server (dhcp/tftp/http) based on dnsmasq. A VM that it is configure too boot from the network, is receiving the IP, but it is failing to boot. The error ...
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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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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 content filter [closed]

Is it possible so use dnsmasq as a selective content filter (just for specified clients - defined by their MAC address) I know how to create a global content filter. I know that a proxy should be ...
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Captive portal with iptables and local dns server

I'm trying to redirect all the browser's requests from my wifi interface wlan1 to a captive portal. I have a node web server running on my target on 10.4.30.34:4040. It has to redirect the browser ...
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Bind and DNSmasq conflicting [closed]

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and finally to 15.04 and now I have big problem in accessing websites. I get the "query refused" when I try to dig google.com and in my resolv.conf ...
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dnsmasq failed to restart

Whenever I want to restart dnsmasq service, I receive this error root@ipm:/tftpboot# /etc/init.d/dnsmasq restart [....] Restarting dnsmasq (via systemctl): dnsmasq.serviceJob for dnsmasq.service ...
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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 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, ...