[TriLUG] DNS and DHCP
hunteke at earlham.edu
Mon Aug 8 23:20:09 EDT 2011
At 10:47pm -0400 Mon, 08 Aug 2011, Alan Porter wrote:
> Give dnsmasq a try... it does exactly what you describe, plus it's a
> DHCP server, so it knows what machines have what addresses on the
> local network. Normal setup is really simple, and yet it can also do
> some advanced stuff.
I definitely second this suggestion.
While it may behoove one to learn the syntax of the more canonical DNS
solutions, dnsmasq has a simple syntax, is *well* documented, and
elegantly ties in with DHCP (if warranted). Though dnsmasq does work
well for many corporate environments it's also friendly for simple home
Dnsmasq +1 for home use.
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