> -----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.


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