[Dnsmasq-discuss] New to list and Question

Jorge Bastos mysql.jorge at decimal.pt
Wed Apr 23 14:28:16 BST 2008

Yap, it's working.

So assuming the full DNS name of the NT server is
"Hercules.mycompany-int.pt" the and the server has the name of "Hercules",
and for example my PC has the name "pc_jorge" I'll have:


And in dnsmasq the configuration will be as you said:


And logins are faster again since there are no dns timeout's

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Kelley [mailto:simon at thekelleys.org.uk]
> Sent: quarta-feira, 23 de Abril de 2008 9:39
> To: Jorge Bastos
> Cc: dnsmasq-discuss at lists.thekelleys.org.uk
> Subject: Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] New to list and Question
> Jorge Bastos wrote:
> > Everything working as expected, but now I have one situation that I
> don't
> > know if anyone already had.
> > Since the machines in the network do NT auth against a w3k server,
> now that
> > the dns server that I'm sending in the dhcp config isn't the DNS
> server from
> > the w3k server it takes a lot of time to log in.
> > I cannot add both dns servers because of the alias option.
> > Is there any workaround?
> >
> > Jorge
> >
> I don't know exactly what DNS queries the windows machines are making,
> but you can find out by switching on logging in dnsmasq,
> Assuming all the queries are to a particular domain, you can forward
> them to the w3k server with something line
> server=/domain.that.windows.uses/<IP of w3k server>
> Worth a try: if it works post the details back here, as this is
> generally useful information.
> Cheers,
> Simon.

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