[Dnsmasq-discuss] Use special address 0.0.0.0 for DNS
bcook at poughkeepsieschools.org
Thu Jun 17 13:56:54 UTC 2021
Would this help as well?
kernel parameter: net.ifnames=0
Network interfaces are renamed to give them predictable names
when possible. It is enabled by default; specifying 0
On Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 5:44 AM Alkis Georgopoulos <alkisg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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