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

sunil rathod srathod1980 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 23 12:13:22 UTC 2021


Hello Simon, I have configured upstream server in. Conf file as below
server=8.8.8.8 at eth0
But somehow dnsmasq not able to read it.  Wondering why is it not reading?

On Fri, Jul 23, 2021, 17:01 Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> wrote:

> 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.
>
> Simon.
>
> 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
>> 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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>>
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