[Dnsmasq-discuss] Dnsmasq replying with refuse without forwarding request to upstream server.

sunil rathod srathod1980 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 05:28:30 UTC 2021


Hello Simon,  I still see the problem after removing interface from server=
config.  I restarted dnsmasq, for some reason dnsmasq not liking the dns
query.  As soon as it receives the query sends back the REFUSE response
without forwarding to upstream server.

Sunil.

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021, 03:05 Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> wrote:

> Two possible  reasons: 1) resource exhaustion - the limit on the number
> of "in-flight" queries has been reached. 2) Network errors sending the
> query upstream. As a start of debugging, I'd try without the @eth0
> interface specifier.
>
> Simon.
>
>
> On 22/07/2021 18:21, sunil rathod wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Any thoughts why dnsmasq is replying with REFUSE response without
> > forwarding the query to upstream server?  Nslookup always fails with
> > refuse response from the external client. I have the upstream server
> > configured on conf file as
> > server=8.8.8.8 at eth0
> > Regards,
> > Sunil
> >
> >
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