Local DNS dnsmasq
I wanted to have an outside domain name resolve to a computer inside my local private network. I am tyring out duckdns.org to handle the resolution. The DNS resolves fine outside of my local network, yet locally the fqdn will not resolve. To enable this, a local dns needs to handle the request, routing to the local server.
This is where the raspberry pi dns comes in. I'm running Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch), a Debian variant. http://www.raspbian.org/
I have been unable to get dnsmasq to start correctly on reboot. Nothing stands out in
sudo service dnsmasq status shows one particular line that is different from the status of a reboot vs a manual service restart: