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

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Fri Jul 23 11:31:44 UTC 2021

Ok. So you're not configuring a server and getting the expected response. Your problem now is to work out why dnsmasq is not reading your configuration. Note that it logs the configured servers ar start up, so that should help debugging.


On 23 July 2021 09:35:06 GMT+01:00, sunil rathod <srathod1980 at gmail.com> wrote:
>I get a warning message saying no upstream servers configured when I
>the dnsmasq.  But in dnsmasq.conf file I have configured upstream
>server as
>server= 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>
>> 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
>> > refuse response from the external client. I have the upstream
>> > configured on conf file as
>> > server= at eth0
>> > Regards,
>> > Sunil
>> >
>> In case it's relevant, Akamai had an outage yesterday which affected
>> 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
>> Are they responding normally today?
>> --
>> Alex
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