[Dnsmasq-discuss] Relay-Only Mode?

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Sep 22 22:38:12 BST 2015

On 22/09/15 21:37, Joel Krauska wrote:
> Is there a technique/filter I can apply so that dnsmasq will ONLY respond
> to direct relay requests? (as opposed to local LAN broadcast requests?)
> I'd like to test using dnsmasq in my environment, but don't want it to
> conflict with another DHCP server running on the current LAN.

If you don't configure any dhcp-range for the subnets on the local LAN
then dnsmasq won't respond to requests from there. It will log a
warning, but that's unlikely to be a problem in your case.

So, just configure a dhcp-range for the subnet(s) that are being
relayed, and all should be fine.



More information about the Dnsmasq-discuss mailing list