use etc hosts as dns server

Server configuration

Install dnsmasq

apt-get install dnsmasq

Add entries at end of the /etc/hosts

echo '192.168.0.7 abc abc.domain.com' >> /etc/hosts 

Start/Restart dnsmasq

/etc/init.d/dnsmasq restart

Client configuration

Put server’s IP in the /etc/resolv.conf

echo 'nameserver 192.168.0.1' > /etc/resolv.conf

Test the resolution names

nslookup abc
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