[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq and domain blacklist
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Thu Mar 4 10:18:26 GMT 2010
> 1) I'm trying to blacklist some domains with dnsmasq, and until now I was
> using the 'local' directive to do just that:
> When requesting for address of such a domain clients get a NXDOMAIN-IPv4
> This is working go so far, but I found here that one can also use the
> along with a very minimal web server which serves a 1x1 pixel transparent gif
> I'm now wondering which way is best and why?
I don't know about this, others may be able to comment.
> 2) I'm also considering using a public blacklist and I would like to know
> if it can be a problem for dnsmasq to have between 1 and 2 million of such
> directives? If so, what is the recommended way of implementing this domain
Check the LIMITS section of the man page: it'll be fine as long as you
have a reasonable amount of RAM. Don't try it on a little plastic router
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