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wild card domain-ip association in dns forwarding
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Please, can you implement wild card ( * ) in domain-ip associations (for example * -> in order to use them in DNS forwarding ?

At the present dns forwarding service uses only the /etc/hosts instead of dnsmasq to resolve static hostnames and domains (which do not permits wild card domains associations)


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@oliveriandrea can you please retest with latest rolling release if it already works?

Okay, a wildcard as in * does not work and is not supported by our underlying pdns-recursor.

domain "*" {

hence, why is a wildcard required? domain will catch all queries ending on, e.g

c-po closed this task as Invalid.EditedFeb 10 2019, 7:35 PM

Your given example can thus be enabled via set service dns forwarding domain server