[Dnsmasq-discuss] Can't ping when using FQDN

Guillaume Betous guillaume.betous at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 10:08:46 GMT 2013


what kind of local domain name can I use ? I thought the .local was
reserved for local networks...

gUI

2013/11/8 Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com>:
>
> Using .local is generally reserved for multicast DNS.
>
> Don't do that.
>
> On Nov 8, 2013 1:37 AM, "Guillaume Betous" <guillaume.betous at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> you must be right :
>>
>> domain domain.local
>> nameserver <my.isp.ip.address1>
>> nameserver <my.isp.ip.address2>
>>
>> 2013/11/8 Albert ARIBAUD <albert.aribaud at free.fr>:
>> > Le 08/11/2013 07:44, Guillaume Betous a écrit :
>> >
>> >> Hi !
>> >>
>> >> I'm trying to setup my local network with a local domain (say
>> >> "domain.local").
>> >>
>> >> In dnsmasq.conf :
>> >> - local=/domain.local/
>> >> - domain=domain.local
>> >> - expand_hosts
>> >>
>> >> Only the server has a fixed IP address (192.168.0.11), all other use
>> >> DNS :
>> >> DNS is based on machine hostname => this works great, all machine have
>> >> it's right IP address
>> >> e.g. :
>> >> - dhcp-host=foo,192.168.0.2,infinite
>> >> - dhcp-host=bar,192.168.0.30,infinite
>> >>
>> >> On the different machine, the /etc/resolv.conf seems to be correctly
>> >> updated :
>> >> domain domain.local
>> >> search domain.local
>> >> nameserver 192.168.0.11
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> When I ping a computer, I have very different results following the
>> >> test
>> >> case :
>> >>
>> >>> From other computer, with single name => OK
>> >>
>> >> ============================
>> >>
>> >> guillaume at foo:~$ ping bar
>> >> PING bar.domain.local (192.168.0.30) 56(84) bytes of data.
>> >> 64 bytes from bar.domain.local (192.168.0.30): icmp_seq=1 ttl=64
>> >> time=110
>> >> ms
>> >> 64 bytes from bar.domain.local (192.168.0.30): icmp_seq=2 ttl=64
>> >> time=153
>> >> ms
>> >> 64 bytes from bar.domain.local (192.168.0.30): icmp_seq=3 ttl=64
>> >> time=78.1
>> >> ms
>> >>
>> >>> From server, with single name => Not OK
>> >>
>> >> ============================
>> >>
>> >> guillaume at server:~$ ping bar
>> >> ping: unknown host bar
>> >>
>> >>> From other computer or server, with full name => Not OK
>> >>
>> >> =================================
>> >>
>> >> guillaume at foo:~$ ping bar.domain.local
>> >> ping: unknown host bar.domain.local
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Do you have an idea on what is wrong with my configuration ?
>> >
>> >
>> > Most probably the server is not configured to use itself as a DNS, and
>> > therefore relies on its /etc/hosts on for resolution; and as the names
>> > of
>> > the machine which dnsmasq serves are not in the server's /etc/hosts,
>> > they
>> > don't get resolved locally.
>> >
>> > What does /etc/resolv.conf contain on the server?
>> >
>> >> Thanks,
>> >>
>> >> gUI
>> >
>> >
>> > Amicalement,
>> > --
>> > Albert.
>> >
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