[Dnsmasq-discuss] DNS on localhost
simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue May 28 14:05:44 BST 2013
On 27/05/13 15:03, Ramon Hofer wrote:
> HI all
> Sorry if this question has already been asked but I can't find why it's
> not working for me.
> I want to use the dns on the localhost where dnsmasq runs. So I have
> set up dnsmasq that all hosts get an IP and are related to a hostname
> in dnsmasq.conf. It looks like this:
> On the hosts I can use the hostnames instead of the ip addresses but
> not on the server.
> I'd prefer to have all settings stored centrally so I'd like not to
> copy them into /etc/hosts.
> I found that I can use the dns-nameserver setting
> in /etc/network/interfaces:
> auto eth1
> iface eth1 inet static
> address 192.168.1.1
> netmask 255.255.255.0
> dns-search domain
> dns-nameservers 192.168.1.1
> But it's still the same. I can't use the hostnames on the server.
> Do I have to set anything else?
> Any help would be very much appreciated.
I can't see anything obviously amiss there. except that it's
conventional to use 127.0.0.1 for the nameserver address in this case.
Look in /etc/resolv.conf, which is the real location of the nameserver
configuration, and make sure that it's been copied there from
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