[Dnsmasq-discuss] Setting dns domain name through dhcpv6

Dave Taht dave.taht at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 11:30:09 UTC 2014

I'd like to note that we are trying to get away from resolve.conf.auto in a
couple cases, notably when you have multiple upstreams and you want reverse
queries to go to the right place.

A search list doesn't cut it in that case.

BUT supplying a search list makes sense to clients.
On Mar 8, 2014 1:29 AM, "Roy Marples" <roy at marples.name> wrote:

> On 08/03/2014 8:36, Simon Kelley wrote:
>> On 07/03/14 21:42, Tom Hendrikx wrote:
>>> Hash: SHA256
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm using dnsmasq 2.66 to provide my local network with ipv4 dhcp, and
>>> ipv6 information requests (ip addressing is handled by my router).
>>> I'm able to to provide clients with a dns-server and such through
>>> dhcpv6, but I'm failing to find the dhcp option that sets 'domain
>>> lan.example.org' in /etc/resolv.conf, i.e. the v6 equivalent of
>>> dhcp-option=option:domain-name,lan.example.org
>>> Can anyone enlighten me? I've searching through
>>> https://www.iana.org/assignments/dhcpv6-parameters/
>>> dhcpv6-parameters.xhtml
>>> but I'm failing to find something useful...
>> What you want is option 39, OPTION_CLIENT_FQDN
> domain in resolv.conf(5) isn't normally used. I wouldn't expect any DHCP
> clients to put it there based on the FQDN.
> dhcpcd(8) does :)
> What you probably want is option 24, OPTION_DOMAIN_LIST which I would
> expect every DHCP client to fill out the search entry instead of the domain
> entry.
> If you read resolv.conf(5) you'll find that both pretty much do the same
> thing, but search allows >1 entry.
> Roy
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