[Dnsmasq-discuss] dnsmasq manifest for Solaris 10

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Apr 14 13:57:17 BST 2008

David Connelly wrote:
> Somehow gmail did not send this right so I am forwarding the original with
> attachment inline...
> I've found dnsmasq much easier to set up on my home server running Solaris
> 10 than the stock dhcp/dns server, which is probably overkill anyway for my
> simple home network needs. Since Solaris now uses SMF (Service Management
> Facility) to manage services I thought I'd create a simple service manifest
> for the dnsmasq service. The manifest currently assumes that dnsmasq has
> been installed in '/usr/local/sbin/dnsmasq' and the configuration file in
> '/usr/local/etc/dnsmasq.conf', so you may have to adjust these paths for
> your local installation. Here are the steps I followed to install and enable
> the dnsmasq service:
>   # svccfg import dnsmasq.xml
>   # svcadm enable dnsmasq
> To confirm that the service is enabled and online:
>   # svcs -l dnsmasq
> Finally, here is the service manifest. I've just started learning about SMF
> so if anyone has any corrections/feedback they are more than welcome:

Thanks for that: I've added it to the distribution tarball in



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