Re: IPV6 DNS query
* On 2011 03 Mar 07:20 -0600, Tom H wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 7:26 AM, Nate Bargmann <email@example.com> wrote:
> > * On 2011 02 Mar 23:40 -0600, Tom H wrote:
> >> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 11:47 PM, elbbit <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> > On 03/03/11 03:18, T o n g wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> So, how to do IPV6 DNS query?
> >> >
> >> > host -6 <hostname>
> >> "host -6" (and "dig -6") use ipv6 to make the query but don't run an
> >> ipv6 query (unless they do an aaaa query by default along the a query,
> >> but not sure about this).
> > I'm running DNSmasq as an IPv4 caching DNS on my OpenWRT router for my
> > LAN and the -6 switch fails. Meanwhile, not using the -6 switch does
> > resolve IPv6 host names. I guess I need to figure out how to teach
> > DNSmasq to be an IPv6 DNS cache for my LAN as well.
> I think that you've misunderstood what I said.
> The "-6" is to force the query to use ipv6 networking so, if your
> network isn't ipv6-enabled, the query will fail.
I understood, perhaps I didn't convey that aspect. At the moment I
don't have an IPv6 namserver running locally so the -6 failed. I may
need to tell radvd to pass an IPv6 DNS server from the tunnel broker if
that is possible.
> You can use ipv4 networking to query a server for an ipv6 address.
That's what I'm relying on at the moment.
- Nate >>
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