[Dnsmasq-discuss] Anyone using authoritative to feed secondary name servers?

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Oct 22 07:45:07 BST 2013

On 22/10/13 06:22, dnsmasq at cdl.asgaard.org wrote:
> Greetings,
>      I am trying to stand up dnsmasq at home, and my secondaries don't
> seem to be able to pull the serial number of the primary from dnsmasq.
> I'm including the only log messages I am getting, and the snipits from
> the config…
> Oct 22 05:09:39 heimdal dnsmasq[28799]: auth[SOA] dom.asgaard.org from
> Oct 22 05:09:39 heimdal dnsmasq[28799]: auth dom.asgaard.org is <SOA>
> auth-zone=dom.asgaard.org,<my dnsmasq primary block>/24
> auth-zone=<the reverse zone>.in-addr.arpa,<my dnsmasq primary block>/24
> #auth-soa=2012294000,hostmaster.asgaard.org,1440,300,2419200
> auth-sec-servers=ns5.dnsmadeeasy.com,ns6.dnsmadeeasy.com,ns7.dnsmadeeasy.com
> I've tried it with and without the soa defined.  Any thoughts?  Sorry if
> this was covered, but I couldn't find an answer after some substantial
> google searching.

You need to specify the secondary servers but IP address, not by name. 
It's a bit of a pain, but there's no way that dnsmasq can safely do DNS 
lookups itself without risking deadlock.

I wonder why that line didn't throw an error?



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