[Dnsmasq-discuss] Use special address for DNS

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Jun 16 09:03:57 UTC 2021

On 16/06/2021 09:10, Alkis Georgopoulos wrote:
> Hi, from the dnsmasq man page:
>> The special address is taken to mean
>> "the address of the machine running dnsmasq"
> This is for DHCP.
> Can I do the same for DNS queries, in some way?
> So that I could map "webserver" to the dnsmasq IP,
> and DNS clients would be able to bookmark and use http://webserver,
> even if the dnsmasq IP is dynamic.

Not using, this functionality is provided a different way, see


in the man page. That should do what you want nicely.



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