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

Holger Schletz schletz at zfg-dortmund.de
Thu Oct 23 10:58:57 BST 2008


Thanks for the info. I don't like fiddling with a new version, so I'll 
edit my /etc/hosts then. A bit messy since our server has a lot of 
aliases, but OK.

Best regards,

Simon Kelley schrieb:
> Holger Schletz wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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?
> For DHCP, the
> domain=<domain>
> config option. You can't have more than one of these unless you move to 
> version 2.46rc1 (see posts to this list in the last few days)
> For /etc/hosts, there's no limit on the domain part of fully qualified 
> domains: for bare names in /etc/hosts (when expand-hosts is set) then 
> the domain part comes from domain=, the same as for DHCP.
> Cheers,
> Simon
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