[Dnsmasq-discuss] wpad and DNS ...
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Jan 11 10:07:18 GMT 2006
C.Lee Taylor wrote:
>> Note that I think your reference is wrong: The service and protocol
>> fields ought to have leading underscores This comes from RFC 2782. In
>> that case you need
> Agreed, but in
> On page 10, I think it is, 4.4.4, DNS SRV, they explain that the
> client should issue a DNS lookup with QNAME=wpad.tcp.TGTDOM., QCLASS=IN,
> QTYPE=SRV ...
I have no practical experience of this stuff, the only clues I can see
is that the wpad draft references RFC 2052, but RFC 2782 (which mandates
underscores) came out after that draft expired, and explicitly obsoletes
> I know I found a newer version of the document, but can't now, so I
> will put both SRV records in, again, I don't think it could hurt ...
> Maybe, this could be put into the examples, so that this question
> does not come up again, not that I really have seen any questions on the
> net about WPAD (Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Protocol), and I'm just messing
> around with this in our office so that I better understand this.
Thanks to the magic of a publically-archived mailing list, our
collective wisdom is already on its way into Google....
> Thanks for, dnsmasq and all the support.
> Now if I could just get dnsmasq to log to file, I could track down
> the dns queries just to make sure they are been made. ;-)
"man syslog.conf" is your friend: dnsmasq logs queries as facility
daemon, level debug.
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