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

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Fri Jul 23 13:17:03 UTC 2021


On Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 05:43:22PM +0530, sunil rathod wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2021, 17:01 Simon Kelley <simon at thekelleys.org.uk> wrote:
> > On 23 July 2021 09:35:06 GMT+01:00, sunil rathod 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.
> >>
> > 
> > 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.
> >
> Hello Simon,

Hello All Time Zones and mailing list archive visitors.

> 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?


Besides the
> > 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.
there was also
|Could you please
|1. add "log-queries=extra" and "log-facility=/tmp/dnsmasq.log" to your
|   configuration,
|2. restart dnsmasq,
|3. do the DNS query that ends up in REFUSED, and
|4. send us the generated log file
|
|Maybe it reveals something of interest.
|
|Best,
|Dominik


In other words:
  Go beyond "it doesn't work for me" by providing actual information.



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Geert Stappers
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