[Dnsmasq-discuss] Finding actual DNS server used
weedy2887 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 15 22:23:18 GMT 2017
On 15 January 2017 at 17:15, Albert ARIBAUD <albert.aribaud at free.fr> wrote:
> Hi Weedy,
> Le Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:04:37 -0500
> Weedy <weedy2887 at gmail.com> a écrit:
>> On 15 January 2017 at 03:21, Albert ARIBAUD <albert.aribaud at free.fr>
>> > Hi Chris,
>> > Le Sat, 14 Jan 2017 19:27:28 +0000
>> > Chris Green <cl at isbd.net> a écrit:
>> > (re getting dnsmasq to say which upstream servers it uses)
>> >> Why is is so difficult to provide this information? At the very
>> >> least it would provide a confidence check that all is working as
>> >> intended. It might very well help if something isn't working too.
>> > It is not difficult at all to get this information. It's just that
>> > dnsmasq does not provide any "API" to get it, because it's easy to
>> > get it otherwise for diagnosis purposes.
>> An API of sorts was added some time last year
> I've gone through the NOTES section you are referring to, but I don't
> see exactly which API you are referring to. Could you provide more
> precise indications?
I was talking about "statistics are also available in the DNS as
answers to queries of class CHAOS and type TXT in domain bind". Which
is why I said API of sorts.
You already went into detail on DBus control, that would be considered
a more legit API
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