On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 09:43:33AM -0500, Joel Whitehouse wrote:
> I'm running ubuntu 14, which uses dnsmasq as a local resolver on 127.0.1.1.
> When I issue a dig query, dig informs me it's using 127.0.1.1 as its
> ;; Query time: 3 msec
> ;; SERVER: 127.0.1.1#53(127.0.1.1)
> ;; WHEN: Wed Mar 29 09:36:06 CDT 2017
> ;; MSG SIZE rcvd: 63
> However, I would like to know what host dnsmasq is using as its resolver.
> On my system, `ps ax' shows that dnsmasq is started with the command:
> /usr/sbin/dnsmasq --no-resolv --keep-in-foreground --no-hosts
> --listen-address=127.0.1.1 --conf-file=/var/run/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.conf
> --cache-size=0 --proxy-dnssec
> Both the file /var/run/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.conf and the directory
> /etc/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.d/ are empty, so it's likely that dnsmasq is
> receiving its resovlers from Network Manager over the dbus interface.
> Is there any way to get dnsmasq to log when it issues a new query to a
This is basically the same question that I asked a few weeks ago, the
answer was to look in syslog for dnsmasq messages. You should be able
to find messages like:-
syslog.1:Mar 28 09:08:53 t430 dnsmasq: setting upstream servers from
syslog.1:Mar 28 09:08:53 t430 dnsmasq: using nameserver
(On my LAN there's a Raspberry Pi at 192.168.1.2 running dnsmasq for
local name resolution)
What I see on the Raspberry Pi at startup is:-
Mar 29 16:48:35 pi dnsmasq: using local addresses only for domain
Mar 29 16:48:35 pi dnsmasq: reading /etc/resolv.conf
Mar 29 16:48:35 pi dnsmasq: using nameserver 188.8.131.52#53
Mar 29 16:48:35 pi dnsmasq: using nameserver 184.108.40.206#53
Mar 29 16:48:35 pi dnsmasq: using nameserver 220.127.116.11#53
However I think in your case you should be looking for the 'setting
upstream servers' message.
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