[Dnsmasq-discuss] Question about the server option

Mike K. morac99-lists at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 25 21:25:46 BST 2009


It wasn't a typo and that's why it wasn't working.
Basically I made a mistake.  Everything's good.  



----- Original Message ----
> From: "richardvoigt at gmail.com" <richardvoigt at gmail.com>
> To: Mike K. <morac99-lists at yahoo.com>
> Cc: dnsmasq-discuss at lists.thekelleys.org.uk
> Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2009 2:49:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] Question about the server option
> 
> 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.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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