default local DNS failover solution needed, nscd?

Paul Wouters paul at
Mon Apr 28 14:14:23 UTC 2014

On Mon, 28 Apr 2014, Marcelo Ricardo Leitner wrote:

> Speaking of which, I am not sure how dnsmasq plays with DNSSEC and/or 
> failover, but NetworkManager already has a config option 
> (/etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf, dns=dnsmasq) that makes it 
> configure a local dnsmasq instance on for handling DNS requests. 
> The dnsmasq then is the one who will go after the real servers & all..
> Isn't making this the default way enough perhaps?

No, that is missing all the features for hotspot signon and VPN


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