[Dnsmasq-discuss] SERVFAIL for dnsmasq primary zone (success and failure on the same query)

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Oct 22 15:02:40 BST 2013

On 22/10/13 08:08, Christopher LILJENSTOLPE wrote:
> On 21 Oct 2013, at 23:45, Simon Kelley wrote:
>> On 22/10/13 06:25, Christopher LILJENSTOLPE wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> I am using host(1) pointed at the dnsmasq server to query for an A
>>> record that is primary on the dnsmasq server (i.e. it's in the hosts
>>> file and dhcp served by dnsmasq). I do get a response from dnsmasq, but
>>> it also forwards my query to the upstream name servers (two of them).
>>> Therefore, host returns the correct data, and one SERVFAIL from each of
>>> the two upstreams. Any ideas?
>>> Christopher
>> Start by setting --log-queries, and seeing exactly what dnsmasq says
>> it's doing with the query.
> Actually already running. Here's the output. Seems as if it is not
> forwarding the A, but is forwarding the AAAA and MX. Is there a way to
> tell it that it is authoritative for ALL records in a specific domain?




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