Use dnsmasq with NetworkManager

Posted on 2018-09-08 in Trucs et astuces

This will, for instance, allow you to redirect all matching domains to a certain server: dnsmasq will intercept the DNS query and return the ip you specified.

To do this, edit NetworkManager configuration in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf and add in the main section dns=dnsmasq:


You can then create a file in /etc/NetworkManager/dnsmasq.d/redirect.conf to redirect the domain you want. For instance to redirect jujens.test to localhost host, add this line: