[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq to provide public DNS service
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mlist4suntong at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 7 14:06:42 BST 2016
On Thu, 07 Jul 2016 12:33:53 +0200, Albert ARIBAUD wrote:
> To determine which variant of netcat is present on these machines, if
> any, could you run the following command, once on the dedicated server,
> and once on the machine you are using to access the server:
> netcat -h
> ... and copy-paste both outputs in your reply?
Both machines are running the latest Ubuntu. I.e., the output are the
same for both of them.
$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
$ apt-cache policy netcat-openbsd
*** 1.105-7ubuntu1 500
500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
$ netcat -h
OpenBSD netcat (Debian patchlevel 1.105-7ubuntu1)
> Once we have netcat available on both ends, we will be able to mimic DNS
> exchanges between the machines but without dnsmasq being involved;
The connect is not the problem. I've stopped dnsmasq temporarily and
start SSH listening to port 53 and I was able to connect from home.
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