[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq - Is it possible to force www.localnet to be resolved by forward servers

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Fri Dec 2 20:53:12 GMT 2005

Thomas Jones wrote:
> Hi,
> I have had a quick look in the archives, but can't find anything 
> relating to a question I have.
> I've got a problem where our ISP has host www.localnet, I was wandering 
> if it is possible to set specific hosts i.e. www in my domain to be 
> looked up at the forward servers, defined in /etc/resolve.conf ?, at the 
> moments it just comes back with no such host, as it's not defined in 
> /etc/hosts file.

There's no reason why www.localnet shouldn't be passed through anyway, 
as long as it's not in /etc/hosts or the DHCP set.

It's probably worth adding


to /etc/dnsmasq.conf to see what's happening.



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