> -----Original Message----- > From: Simon Kelley <si...@thekelleys.org.uk> > Sent: Thursday, March 8, 2018 11:06 AM > To: Donald Muller <donmulle...@outlook.com> > Subject: Re: [Dnsmasq-discuss] addn-hosts vs host-record > > > > > > What is the difference between addn-hosts and host-record? Are the > > same records created for both? > > > > Not necessarily. A name/address pair in a hosts file creates a A/AAAA record > and a PTR record to do address->name mapping. Depending on the setting of > --expand-hosts, it may do the same for a name composed of a simple name > and the contents of the dnsmasdq --domain setting. > > host-record just creates a simple A or AAAA record. > > > Cheers, > > Simon.
HI Simon, According to the man pages a host-record also creates a PTR record. >From the man page - Add A, AAAA and PTR records to the DNS. Thanks Don _______________________________________________ Dnsmasq-discuss mailing list Dnsmasqemail@example.com http://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/dnsmasq-discuss