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Old 01-15-2005, 10:23 AM   #1
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Unhappy DNSMASQ Wont expand hosts

I have set up dnsmasq and have chosen the domain suffix, lame but accurate :-)

All works well except wont expand names properly,

e.g. works, even www. (notice the full stop) works but plain www (NO full stop) does not.

Any ideas how I can get it to expand the names properly?

I have set up the following entries in my hosts file

hosts: localhost www test download

dnsmasq conf:



Old 01-18-2005, 11:02 AM   #2
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From the /etc/dnsmasq.conf file.. v 2.19
# Set the domain for dnsmasq. this is optional, but if it is set, it
# does the following things.
# 1) Allows DHCP hosts to have fully qualified domain names, as long
#     as the domain part matches this setting.
# 2) Sets the "domain" DHCP option thereby potentially setting the
#    domain of all systems configured by DHCP
# 3) Provides the domain part for "expand-hosts"
Comment 3 says it all.. You will get expand-hosts with a domain name..

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