[Dnsmasq-discuss] Fwd: dnsmasq localise-queries + addn-hosts

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Sat Mar 28 17:59:21 GMT 2020


On 19/03/2020 21:47, Jake Howard wrote:
> Hello!
> 
> Is `localise-queries` meant to work against entries added via 
> `addn-hosts`? Querying a record returns both IPs, but always in the same 
> order. The order is correctly fixed when the records are put in 
> `/etc/hosts` directly.


Yes, localise-queries  works with entries added via addn-hosts, but it
doesn't have anything to do with the order that records appear, so that
doesn't address your problem. What are you trying to achieve?


Simon.


> 
> Config:
> 
> ```
> localise-queries
> no-resolv
> cache-size=10000
> log-queries
> log-facility=/var/log/pihole.log
> local-ttl=2
> log-async
> server=8.8.8.8
> server=8.8.4.4
> server=1.1.1.1
> server=1.0.0.1
> interface=eth0
> server=/use-application-dns.net/
> 
> addn-hosts=/etc/vpn-hosts.conf
> localise-queries
> 
> ```
> 
> This is from pihole, but AFAIK that shouldn't make a difference if I'm 
> modifying the config directly.
> 
> Would appreciate some input, or being told i'm wrong!
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> - Jake Howard
> 
> 
> 
> 
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