[Dnsmasq-discuss] query rewriting

richardvoigt at gmail.com richardvoigt at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 00:18:35 GMT 2009


Spoofing addresses in other people's domains doesn't solve any
problems, it only creates more (and is borderline illegal in many
areas).

What are you trying to accomplish?

On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Tom Metro <tmetro+dnsmasq at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a dnsmasq directive similar to 'alias' that instead of
> rewriting IP addresses in the query reply, rewrites the domain in the
> query? So a query for foo.domain always results in a query for bar.domain?
>
> This is related to the idea of a CNAME, but the dnsmasq 'cname'
> directive is restricted to bar.domain being local. I'm looking for
> something that will work for domains that aren't locally controlled. The
> 'address' directive is also related, but the target needs to be a
> domain, or at least a cached lookup, and not a static IP.
>
>  -Tom
>
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