[Dnsmasq-discuss] Connection to VPN is not set up correctly? dnsmasq needs restart

Arno Wald arno.wald at netcologne.de
Fri Sep 30 18:49:45 BST 2011

This issue seems to be fixed now. I think it is because of a new version 
of the package resolvconf that came in today.

On 25.09.2011 10:49, Arno Wald wrote:
> Hallo,
> I have a problem with dnsmasq/openVPN that I am using here. dnsmasq is
> configured to route DNS-queries for a domain e.g. ".mycompany.de" to a
> special DNS (the one of my company) via VPN. At system startup openVPN
> ist not being started. I do this manually only if I need it.
> For this DNS-routing I have a config parameter in my /etc/dnsmasq.conf
> like this:
> server=/mycompany.de/xxx.yyy.zzz.aaa
> Since some days (maybe longer as I did not use the VPN for about a
> month) I have the problem that the hosts from ".mycompany.de" are not
> resolved anymore after starting up openVPN. I do have to restart dnsmasq
> to make this work. Usually this did work without a restart. Are there
> any recent changes that could lead to this new behaviour?
> Using debian/sid
> dnsmasq:
>     Installed: 2.58-3
> Maybe the problem is in another component, not dnsmasq? What could I check?
> Thanks,
> Arno
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