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Re: problem with dns on local network

Micha Feigin wrote:
> I installed dnsmasq to supply dns to my local network. Lately (I'm not sure if
> its since I installed snort or not, although uninstalling doesn't seem to help)
> the dns service seems to come and go intermittently. The same sites that don't
> work from the local computers work perfectly well on the server, so it's either
> dnsmasq that is not functioning properly, or something is blocking dns on the
> server.
> Any ideas on what may be causing the problem, how to find out and how to solve
> it?

You could try using the dig tool from the dnsutils package.


dig site.name a @dns.server.name.or.ip

Compare results with a few other DNS server (e.g. the ones provided by
your ISP.)

Hope this helps,

George Borisov

DXSolutions Ltd

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