[Dnsmasq-discuss] DNS from Windows XP SP3 and MacOS X failing.

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Mon Jul 19 16:42:18 BST 2010

Neal Sanche wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have a virtual machine that I am running Windows XP SP3 as well as
> MacOS X (for testing purposes only, don't tell anyone). I have been
> trying, without success, to get dnsmasq to serve these VMs with
> responses to DNS queries, but every query from these machines returns
> an error.
> I have an Ubuntu Linux VM that works just fine. Same network configuration.
> I just thought I'd initially start this thread and see if there's
> anything obvious that comes to mind for anyone on the list. Let me
> know if you'd like to see any specific information that would help
> narrow down the issue I'm having.

Try adding


to /etc/dnsmasq.conf

and see exactly what DNS queries are being made, and how they are failing.

(Don't forget to restart dnsmasq after editing the config-file.)



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