[Dnsmasq-discuss] Question about the server option

richardvoigt at gmail.com richardvoigt at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 19:49:19 BST 2009


Does the server you specify actually answer the query, or does it
reply by delegating to a different server?  If the latter, I don't see
a way for dnsmasq to override.

And is the trailing d of "llnwd" in your example a typo or are you
maybe missing some related domains?

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Mike K.<morac99-lists at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to use the "-S" option to use a different dns server for an
> entire domain.  In this case, llnw.net (Limelight Networks).  The reason
> being that my local Limelight server is having problems so I want to be
> redirected to a different one, but I don't want to change my dns for all
> other geodistributed severs (Akamai, Yahoo, etc).
>
> I tried adding "server=/llnw.net/4.2.2.1" to the dnsmasq.conf file, but that
> only works for *.llnw.net.  It doesn't work for *.*.llnw.net which it what
> Limelight uses (amazon-128.fcod.llnwd.net for example).
>
> Is there any existing way to do what I'm trying to do?  If not could an
> option be added for this?
>
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