[Dnsmasq-discuss] Listening on and using bind-interfaces

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Fri Dec 20 18:29:16 GMT 2019

On 20/12/2019 16:17, Kasper Grubbe wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently trying to investigate some issues that I am seeing in the
> logs:
> dnsmasq: Maximum number of concurrent DNS queries reached (max: 150) 
> This is my configuration:
> server=/consul/ <>
> listen-address=
> bind-interfaces
> Some people suggested the error can happen when those two options are
> used together, since that configuration can generate a
> loop: https://github.com/eBayClassifiedsGroup/PanteraS/commit/9c73512ec86c4d20dc92bce97265475680d2cf57
> I couldn't find anything in the man pages saying that this is dangerous,
> so do you think that it should be added? Or maybe add a warning in the log.
> Br.
> --

Setting --log-queries should make it very clear if there's a loop.

What are you attempting to achieve with that config? They would seem to
cancel each other out.



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