[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq forwards requests for unknown hosts in its own domain

Gerrit Kühn gerrit at pmp.uni-hannover.de
Wed Nov 11 10:28:58 GMT 2009


On Wed, 11 Nov 2009 11:13:01 +0100 Gerrit Kühn
<gerrit at pmp.uni-hannover.de> wrote about Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq
forwards requests for unknown hosts in its own domain:

GK> Nov 11 10:30:19 theq dnsmasq[97791]: query[PTR]
GK> db._dns-sd._udp.0.64.168.192.in- addr.arpa from 10.117.15.254
GK> Nov 11 10:30:19 theq dnsmasq[97791]: forwarded
GK> db._dns-sd._udp.0.64.168.192.in-a ddr.arpa to 10.117.15.254

GK> These requests/forwards won't stop and put quite some load on dnsmasq
GK> running on 10.117.15.254. 

Sorry, wrong hostname here. To make the situation clear:
dnsmasq is running on two hosts:

theq (10.117.1.254) <-> nat-router (10.117.15.254 / 192.168.64.254)

I do not know where the requests for 192.168.64.0 stem from, but dnsmasq
running on the nat-router forwards them to dnsmasq on theq.


cu
  Gerrit



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