[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq / dns server / iptables config glitch?
adam.ant at cyberspaceroad.com
Mon Nov 23 18:28:06 GMT 2009
Thought I had a simple problem but I don't really find anything relevant on the
web and I'm not getting any responses to my questions here.
Just a pointer in the right direction would be helpful - something to put me
back on the scent?
Adam Hardy on 20/11/09 20:38, wrote:
> I have a lan with a gateway machine running an ADSL modem and two NICs with
> iptables and dnsmasq.
> It also runs mysql and tomcat but is currently just a simple gateway, I'm not
> trying to configure any DMZ or fancier stuff like that.
> My problem is that I can access mysql using 'localhost:3306' but I can't access
> it on the same box when using the machine name e.g. 'isengard:3306' and my guess
> is that I have mis-configured either dnsmasq or iptables.
> I figure that my command "mysql --host=isengard" is probably being resolved as
> external and then getting blocked by the firewall.
> My dnsmasq config file, based on the example config but with comments removed, is:
> and my resolv.conf file is:
> nameserver 184.108.40.206
> and I think this is getting continually rewritten by dhcp with the nameserver
> info from the dhcp server on the modem which gives the outside NIC its internet
> ip address.
> Does this make any sense? Or rather does anyone see where my situation is
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