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Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure DNS forwarder and DHCP server.

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DHCP Server Setup with Dnsmasq

Quick Configs Ubiquiti - DNSMASQ & DHCP

DD-WRT DNSMasq Setup and Local DNS

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  • Working on Multiple Web Projects with Docker Compose and Traefik
    This seems like an improvement over my current solution in that it can keep multiple projects open simultaneously and route to each of them, but does add more complexity to the setup. I'm using Dnsmasq ( to map anything at .lo to the currently running project, like so:
      brew install dnsmasq.
    - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • easiest way to setup internal DNS routing?
    I would use a simple dns proxy like Blocky if you want adblocking or dnsmasq if you don't. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Frustrated with the hardware I own
    The pervious setup was much the same except the lab was under the UDMP without another gateway. I used UnifiOS to create networks(vLANs) and trusted that segregation to work. It did not. As I progressed in my home lab, I went through a few hypervisors and settled on EXSi and vSphere. 100% overkill but that is what labbing is for right? Again progressing through and adding things like windows AD and many Home... Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Can I use a custom dns entry to get to my local dev site?
    If you can handle all these, then the easiest way to setup a local dev DNS is dnsmasq. You can install it via HomeBrew. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Is there any way to boot an operating system over PXE?
    If you are still interested, I heartily suggest using dnsmasq to do the dhcp/tftp/PXE service. I’ve used it on airgapped networks to boot systems and install a base Linux OS or run diagnostic tools. Source: over 2 years ago

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