[Dnsmasq-discuss] Can't serve more than 1 local domain

Holger Schletz schletz at zfg-dortmund.de
Tue Oct 21 16:03:24 BST 2008


That didn't change anything. Old domain and hostnames without domain 
part still work (either from /etc/hosts or DHCP-assigned), but new 
domain doesn't.

How does dnsmasq know which domains it should serve, if the "local" 
option is not for this purpose?

Simon Kelley schrieb:
> Holger Schletz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm using dnsmasq 2.35 on Debian to serve a local domain. This has 
>> worked for a long time without problems. Now I want to serve a second 
>> domain as an alias for the old domain. I use this option:
>> local=/olddomain/newdomain/
>> After restarting dnsmasq, the logfile says, as expexted:
>> using local addresses only for domain newdomain
>> using local addresses only for domain olddomain
>> Querying hosts from olddomain still works, but newdomain always gives 
>> me an NXDOMAIN:
> Does it work if you remove the local=..... line? Its only effect is on 
> what happens if a name cannot be found locally, so not having it there 
> shouldn't stop a genuinely local name from being found.
> Cheers,
> Simon.
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