[Dnsmasq-discuss] Use special address 0.0.0.0 for DNS
alkisg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 09:17:21 UTC 2021
If I'm reading this correctly, it needs an extra step, to discover and
list all the interfaces, both after the initial installation and after
cloning and after motherboard/NIC replacements, e.g.
It would be simpler if we could do:
Nevertheless, it saves us from modifying the dnsmasq configuration every
time the IP changes, so it's much better than what we had!
Thank you very much Simon!
On 6/16/21 12:03 PM, Simon Kelley wrote:
On 16/06/2021 09:10, Alkis Georgopoulos wrote:
> Hi, from the dnsmasq man page:
>> The special address 0.0.0.0 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 0.0.0.0, this functionality is provided a different way, see
in the man page. That should do what you want nicely.
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