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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 0/2] tell dnsmasq not to forward PTR queries



I would appreciate it if the libvirt developers who are attempting to provide overall guidance to give some thought to the two patches.

I have done a bunch of testing and both patches work as intended ... they only deal with the dns service provided by dnsmasq.

When dsnmasq is providing both dns and dhcp services, this makes sense. But how about the situations where dnsmasq is only listening?

The earlier patches I submitted for not forwarding A, AAAA, or MX dns queries because there was no way for an upstream dns server determining what should be forwarded to the "Big Eye" Internet. [why isn't "test.virt" as good a FQDN as anything else]

But, the same is not true for private network PTR queries ... dnsmasq "bogus-priv" can indicate not to forward them. There is also some discussion about implementing a similar capability for IPv6.

Anyway, here they are for your consideration.

Gene

On 09/11/2012 12:58 PM, gene czarc net wrote:
From: Gene Czarcinski <gene czarc net>

For networks which dnsmasq has "--listen-address" specified, add
the command line parameter so that any dns PTR queries for those
networks are not forwarded.

There are separate patches for IPv4 and IPv6.

Gene Czarcinski (2):
   IPV4  local=/....in-addr.arpa/
   IPv6  local=/...ip6.arpa/

  src/network/bridge_driver.c                        | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++
  tests/networkxml2argvdata/isolated-network.argv    |  1 +
  .../networkxml2argvdata/nat-network-dns-hosts.argv |  1 +
  .../nat-network-dns-srv-record-minimal.argv        |  5 ++++
  .../nat-network-dns-srv-record.argv                |  5 ++++
  .../nat-network-dns-txt-record.argv                | 11 ++++++--
  tests/networkxml2argvdata/nat-network.argv         | 18 ++++++++++--
  tests/networkxml2argvdata/nat-network.xml          |  4 +++
  tests/networkxml2argvdata/netboot-network.argv     |  1 +
  .../networkxml2argvdata/netboot-proxy-network.argv |  1 +
  tests/networkxml2argvdata/routed-network.argv      |  3 +-
  11 files changed, 76 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)



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