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

sunil rathod srathod1980 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 08:35:06 UTC 2021


I get a warning message saying no upstream servers configured when I start
the dnsmasq.  But in dnsmasq.conf file I have configured upstream server as
below
server=8.8.8.8 at eth0. dnsmasq is running but I get that warning message.

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021, 13:02 Alex Morris <dnsmasq-discuss at alexmorris.co.uk>
wrote:

> On Thu, 22 Jul 2021, at 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
> >
>
> In case it's relevant, Akamai had an outage yesterday which affected DNS
> for a lot of domains. See
> https://edgedns.status.akamai.com/incidents/n5zl6dythvfv
>
> I was getting a mix of REFUSED and SERVFAIL yesterday afternoon.
>
> Which domain(s) were you trying to query? Do they use Akamai's services?
> Are they responding normally today?
>
>
> --
> Alex
>
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