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ASmallCachingDNSProxyAndDHCPServer

  • Dnsmasq is a lightweight, easy to configure, DNS forwarder and DHCP server. It is designed to provide DNS and optionally, DHCP, to a small 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.
          $sudo apt-get install dnsmasq

http://packages.ubuntu.com/dapper/net/dnsmasq

  • Dnsmasq is targeted at home networks using NAT and connected to the internet via a modem, cable-modem or ADSL connection but would be a good choice for any small network where low resource use and ease of configuration are important.

http://thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/doc.html

  • Use the command below to see file for this package.
         $sudo dpkg -L dnsmasq
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