[Dnsmasq-discuss] Can dnsmasq 'alias' a host name?

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Sep 2 17:51:15 BST 2009


Chris G wrote:
> Can dnsmasq provide an alternative name for a client?
> 
> This is going on from my problem with a system that insists on calling
> itself garage.local when I want it to be called garage.
> 
> Is there a way that I can tell dnsmasq that garage.local is also
> garage so that requests for the address of garage will get the address
> of garage.local?
> 

yes.


cname=garage,garage.local

should do it.


Cheers,

Simon.




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