[Dnsmasq-discuss] location of cached addresses

Carlos Carvalho carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Sat Aug 22 17:22:40 BST 2009

Audio Phile (da_audiophile at yahoo.com) wrote on 22 August 2009 02:30:
 >I read the man page for dnsmasq but still have no idea where dnsmasq
 >stores its list of cached addresses.  If the answer is in RAM, is
 >there an option I can use in my /etc/dnsmasq.conf to allow this to
 >be on my file system so that the list survives a reboot?

It's a file on disk. You can specify dhcp-leasefile=<path> in
dnsmasq.conf if you want. If not given the default depends on the
system; the most common case is probably /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases.

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