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From David Jones <>
Subject Re: URIBL_BLOCKED on 2 Fedora 25 servers with working dnsmasq, w/ NetworkManager service
Date Thu, 18 May 2017 20:41:38 GMT
>From: Robert Kudyba <>

>> Am 18.05.2017 um 22:30 schrieb Reindl Harald:
>>> "with working dnsmasq" says all - DNSMASQ DON'T DO RECURSION - IT CAN#T
>>> you are forwarding to some other nameserver and you are not the only one

>But the nameserver I’m forwarding to is in our university.

Your server needs to do it's on full recursive DNS lookups.

>> /etc/resolv.dnsmasq
>> search
>> nameserver 150.108.x.yy
>> nameserver 150.108.y.xx
>> seriously - what do you think happens?
>> you and everybody else on planet earth using 150.xx.xx.xx are coming with
>the same IP to the DNSBL/URIBL hosts

He's being rude but he's right.  You can't guarantee that all of the other DNS
queries being made through your university DNS servers isn't going over the
free limit on the URIBL DNS servers.

>Isn’t the point of enabling dnsmasq to cache DNS calls? I’m just following the
>instructions at
> Installing_dnsmasq_as_a_Caching_Nameserver which BTW has a broken
>link to instructions.

I will fix this wiki page now...


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