[Dnsmasq-discuss] Mutliple Subnets - Different Servers - Chaining

SamLT samuel.lethiec at intelunix.fr
Sun Jul 11 17:16:08 BST 2010


On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 10:10:35AM -0600, Brad Morgan wrote:
> > I have a fairly simple home network, to which I have recently added a
> second subnet to for my virtual 
> > machines. While my primary DNS/DHCP server is a Dnsmasq instance running
> on my DD-WRT router, my second 
> > subnet is hosted from a machine inside the Lan. On that machine I run
> multiple virtual machines, and desire > to serve DHCP and DNS information to
> them from a second Dnsmasq instance running on the first virtual 
> > machine. However I've managed to confuse myself greatly on this subject
> going through the Dnsmasq archives.
> 
> I reread your original post again and I believe you may have missed an
> essential piece of configuration. All the machines on the 192.168.1.0/24
> (Subnet A) network need to have routing table entry if they wish to
> communicate with the 192.168.2.0/24 (Subnet B) network.
> 

They don't need such a route if the main router (dd-wrt IIRC) is well configured.

> Regards,
> 
> Brad



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