[Dnsmasq-discuss] reverse lookups
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Apr 2 19:40:34 BST 2008
Philippe Faure wrote:
> Dnsmasq handles local domains nicely (for both forward and reverse
> root at fileserver:~$host phil2
> phil2.230newport.faure.ca has address 192.168.0.56
> root at fileserver:~$host 192.168.0.56
> 188.8.131.52.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer phil2.230newport.faure.ca.
> Other IPs in that 192.168.0.0/24 range dont work:
> root at fileserver:~$host 192.168.0.250
> Host 250.0.168.192.in-addr.arpa not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
> 192.168.0.250 (and others ips liks 192.168.0.230 etc...) are handled
> by a second DNS server, but dnsmaq refuses to forward on the requests.
> I added this conf item with no luck:
> # Example of routing PTR queries to nameservers: this will send all
> # address->name queries for 192.168.3/24 to nameserver 10.1.2.3
> server=/0.168.192.in-addr.arpa/192.168.0.250 #second name server.
> I was wondering why it wont forward on the DNS PTR lookup (reverse
> lookup) if it does not exist in its own DB?
Do you have the bogus-priv flag set? That takes priority (which is
probably wrong, but it's too late to change now.)
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