[Dnsmasq-discuss] Multiple domains
didster at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 18:14:21 BST 2007
The internal/external thing isn't applicable since the machine only
really has an internal IP. It's external IP comes from a translation
done by the firewall.
In which case, I'll give the alias thing a shot.
On 7/12/07, Jima <jima at beer.tclug.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jul 2007, Simon Kelley wrote:
> >Didster wrote:
> >> In order for this to work, we need to setup some kind of split DNS so
> >> the address for server.acme.com is returned as 10.0.0.6 from inside.
> >> My first attempt was this:
> >> 10.0.0.3 server server.achme.com
> >> Which works - but seems somewhat long winded for lots of hosts.
> >> Is there a better way of doing this?
> > Sadly, there isn't. It would be nice to have, but is more difficult than
> > it seems for historical reasons. Said reasons have been aired on the
> > mailing list before, so I won't repeat them here.
> Hmm, there's possibly *another* way of doing this. I won't say it's
> better, and it may not apply to your particular setup, but it's an idea.
> If the only thing being hosted on the IP of the external server.achme.com
> is the same services/content as the internal server.achme.com, you could
> do this:
> (In your examples you were inconsistent about the internal IP, .3 vs.
> .6, so I'm assuming .3.)
> Replace 220.127.116.11 with server.achme.com's external IP, obviously.
> Upside: any DNS queries that would otherwise point to the external IP,
> instead go to the internal one. Downside: If you have anything that's
> only running on the external host, this approach won't work (or you'll
> have to provide that service internally as well).
> Take it or leave it. :-)
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