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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#795 closed bug (fixed)

RestartDnsmasq should never redirect DNS queries

Reported by: tilman.vogel@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: fon-base-firmware Version: Unknown
Severity: unknown
Cc: Hardware: unknown

Description

http://trac.fonosfera.org/fon-ng/browser/trunk/fon/dnsmasq-fon/files/etc/fonstated/RestartDnsmasq

shows that when in "Offline" state, the fonera answers all DNS queries with the same answer: 213.134.45.154

This is useless in offline mode, because that IP is not reachable in that state.

It also has the effect that while offline, clients will retrieve this misinformation, cache it and get confused when going back online.

The TTL of 1 second seems not to be honored by some client software. Firefox and Google Chrome at least take about a minute after the connection is back Online until they recover.

I recommend to remove that redirection altogether as it has no benefit.

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by matthijs

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comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by matthijs

  • Hardware set to unknown
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Severity set to unknown
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Version set to Unknown

As part of the upcoming 2.3.7.0 firmware release, we're reviewing old open tickets to see if they are still relevant, which is why you get this response now.

This redirection will be removed in the 2.3.7.0, for exactly the problems you're describing. See ticket #898 for details.

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