[Dnsmasq-discuss] filter-AAAA is breaking dnsmasq

Andrew Miskell andrewmiskell at mac.com
Mon Oct 11 03:10:27 UTC 2021


Did you verify that systemctl isn’t trying to start the old dnsmasq? What’s the systemd unit file for dnsmasq look like?

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> On Oct 10, 2021, at 21:51, E <encoding at riseup.net> wrote:
> 
> Thanks for your reply!
> 
>> dnsmasq --help | grep -i filter to see if the option exists.
> 
> # dnsmasq --help | grep -i filter
> -f, --filterwin2k                                      Don't forward
> spurious DNS requests from Windows hosts.
>    --filter-A                                         Don't include
> IPv4 addresses in DNS answers.
>    --filter-AAAA                                      Don't include
> IPv6 addresses in DNS answers.
>    --stop-dns-rebind                                  Stop DNS
> rebinding. Filter private IP ranges when resolving.
>    --connmark-allowlist-enable[=<mask>]               Enable filtering
> of DNS queries with connection-track marks
> 
> It does exist (and it should be - I pulled git & make & make install it)
> 
> # which dnsmasq
> /usr/local/sbin/dnsmasq
> 
> # dnsmasq --version
> Dnsmasq version 2.87test4-1-g37a70d3
> 
> # dnsmasq
> dnsmasq: unsupported option at line 12 of /etc/dnsmasq.conf
> 
> # service dnsmasq restart
> Job for dnsmasq.service failed because the control process exited with
> error code
> 
> # systemctl status dnsmasq.service
> ]: bad option at line 24 of /etc/dnsmasq.conf
> 
> 
> :'(
> 
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