Partial DNS tree

Bas Smeelen b.smeelen at
Wed Feb 9 09:11:52 UTC 2011

On 02/09/2011 09:47 AM, Bastien Semene wrote:
> I've seen in the past that DNS servers can resolve some FQDNs while
> forwarding (or caching) other resolutions of the same DN.
> But I can't remember the word qualifying this technology, and had hard
> time finding this on google. Can someone please point me to the correct
> direction ?
> The goal of this is to have some FQDN (i.e. : resolved on
> a local network, and others (i.e. resolved on the Internet.
> I think this is the best solution for a subsidiary to have local resources
> while also can hit remote resources. And it should be easy to maintain.
You can use dnsmasq for this.
It's in /usr/ports/dns/dnsmasq

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