[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq, give IP address a name

Albert ARIBAUD albert.aribaud at free.fr
Tue Nov 25 06:13:01 GMT 2014

Hi T,

Le Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:36:14 +0000 (UTC), T o n g
<mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> a écrit :

> Hi, 
> How can I give an IP address a name? 
> We can use 'address=' to map name to IP, and 'alias=' to map IP to IP, 
> but how to map IP to name? 
> The reason that I need this is that, I'm adding a second IP address to my 
> DNSmasq server using a virtual interface, see, 
> http://sfxpt.wordpress.com/2011/02/21/the-best-ad-blocking-method/
> #Discussion_about_using_the_Pixelserv_server
> but now I need to give such second IP address a name. How to do that? 

See --host-record and --dhcp-host in the man page.

(I would suggest reading through the whole man page, btw)

> Thanks
> tong


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