> I tried uploading the hosts file at everythingisnt.com/hosts to
> /etc/hosts using exec.php. It worked ok but machines inside the
> network using the m0n0wall as DNS server can still access the blocked
> hosts (i.e. ads.doubleclick.net is redirected to 127.0.0.1 but still
> is accessible).
> I was hoping that this would result in these ad servers being blocked
> but it hasn't worked like I expected. What am I doing wrong?
My understanding is that /etc/hosts is not used by DNS servers running
on the machine, only by other software requesting name lookups. The
forwarding DNS server running on m0n0wall will happily ignore any
changes you make to /etc/hosts, won't it?
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