1 # 2 # Configuration for DNS Resolver 3 # 4 config DNS_RESOLVER 5 tristate "DNS Resolver support" 6 depends on NET && KEYS 7 help 8 Saying Y here will include support for the DNS Resolver key type 9 which can be used to make upcalls to perform DNS lookups in 10 userspace. 11 12 DNS Resolver is used to query DNS server for information. Examples 13 being resolving a UNC hostname element to an IP address for CIFS or 14 performing a DNS query for AFSDB records so that AFS can locate a 15 cell's volume location database servers. 16 17 DNS Resolver is used by the CIFS and AFS modules, and would support 18 SMB2 later. DNS Resolver is supported by the userspace upcall 19 helper "/sbin/dns.resolver" via /etc/request-key.conf. 20 21 See <file:Documentation/networking/dns_resolver.txt> for further 22 information. 23 24 To compile this as a module, choose M here: the module will be called 25 dnsresolver. 26 27 If unsure, say N.