"There you are on your small home LAN, or small business,
feeling ignored by the Linux world. You want to take advantage of
nice labor-saving tools like DHCP (dynamic host configuration
protocol) and DNS (domain name system), but it feels like only
uber-geeks need apply.
"Feel ignored no more, for there is an excellent DNS/DHCP
utility for real people: Dnsmasq. Dnsmasq is especially suited for
small networks that share a single Internet connection, behind a
NAT firewall. Creative admins will find all sorts of ways to put
Dnsmasq to work; this article will focus on simple local DNS and
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