What are these requests?


#1

I have a LOT of these requests… What are they and are them?

Mar 14 06:50:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 202.209.222.185.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 06:51:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 202.209.222.185.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 06:52:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 202.209.222.185.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 06:53:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 202.209.222.185.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 06:53:00 dnsmasq[39852]: forwarded 202.209.222.185.in-addr.arpa to 208.67.222.222
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 253.83.45.79.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 25.127.162.37.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: forwarded 25.127.162.37.in-addr.arpa to 208.67.220.220
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 198.245.211.85.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 198.245.211.85.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 198.245.211.85.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 198.245.211.185.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:00 dnsmasq[39852]: forwarded 198.245.211.185.in-addr.arpa to 208.67.220.220
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 50.47.82.74.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: forwarded 50.47.82.74.in-addr.arpa to 208.67.220.220
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 57.95.162.37.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 58.114.96.39.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: forwarded 58.114.96.39.in-addr.arpa to 208.67.220.220
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 129.45.162.37.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 161.57.162.37.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 9.96.162.37.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 26.56.26.8.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 1.2.2.4.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 2.2.2.4.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 220.220.67.208.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 222.222.67.208.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1
Mar 14 07:00:01 dnsmasq[39852]: query[PTR] 8.8.8.8.in-addr.arpa from 127.0.0.1

Are them dns service looking for my specified DNS to forward request to.

Is it natural to have these request or do I have misconfigured my pihole?


#2

They are reverse DNS request and the are normal. So you don’t have a misconfigured your Pihole.