[Dnsmasq-discuss] Use special address 0.0.0.0 for DNS
alkisg at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 14:36:39 UTC 2021
Thank you for the idea,
unfortunately, when old-style-names are used, the MAC/name mappings are
saved in /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules, so replacing NICs or
cloning installations results in increasing numbers, eth0, eth1, eth2,
On 6/17/21 4:56 PM, B. Cook wrote:
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
<mailto: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
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
> 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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