[Dnsmasq-discuss] Unable to resolve public/external hostnames

Nick Warne nick at linicks.net
Sun Jun 9 16:16:22 BST 2013


On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 04:58:21PM +0200, Koos Pol wrote:
> Op 09-06-13 16:35, Nick Warne schreef:
> 
> > OK, what does a:
> > 
> > dig google.com
> > 
> > return on the dns machine?
> 
> 
> Quote of the day: "There is always someone smarter than you."
> Thanks Nick, that was the right question:
> 
> dns1:/home/koos # dig google.com
> 
> ; <<>> DiG 9.9.2-P2 <<>> google.com
> ;; global options: +cmd
> ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached
> 
> 
> Which leads to the next question:
> 
> dns1:/home/koos # ping 8.8.8.8
> connect: Network is unreachable
> 
> 
> Huh?
> 
> 
> Then it dawned upon me. The clients get the Netgear for router/gw. But dns1
> itself doesn't (static IP). So I added a default gw route to x.x.x.1 and presto!
> 
> You guys are terrific. I owe you a beer. :-)

I am getting old - ten beers will do :)

Nick
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