FANDOM


Your here: Home / Network / WiFi / DD-WRT / DD-WRT Tutorials / Dnsmasq

Dnsmasq

Developer(s)

Simon Kelley

Stable release

2.55 / June 7, 2010

Operating system

Unix-like

Type

DNS server

License

GNU General Public License

Website

thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/


Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure, DNS forwarder and DHCP server, designed to provide DNS (and optionally DHCP) services to a small-scale network. It can serve the names of local machines which are not in the global DNS. The DHCP server integrates with the DNS server and allows machines with DHCP-allocated addresses to appear in the DNS with names configured either in each host or in a central configuration file. Dnsmasq supports static and dynamic DHCP leases and BOOTP for network booting of diskless machines.


The developers of dnsmasq targeted home networks using NAT and connected to the internet via a modem, cable-modem or ADSL connection. But the system would function well in any small network where low resource-use and ease of configuration are important.

Supported platforms include Linux (with glibc and uClibc), BSD and Mac OS X.

DNSMasq TutorialEdit

See alsoEdit

Other linksEdit

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.