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I want all DNS requests that are for *.internalhost to resolve to the same IP address. How is this possible using Ubuntu?

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Do you only need this to happen on one machine, or do you need it to happen for all machines on your local network? –  Jim Salter Nov 23 '12 at 23:45
    
@JimSalter Only on one machine. Thanks. –  f.ardelian Nov 24 '12 at 1:43

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Try this: http://daniel.hahler.de/easy-dns-wildcard-setup-for-local-domains-using-dnsmasq

Failing that, set up BIND and create a zone for an "internalhost" TLD with wildcard A record resolution. Which is probably more work than you're looking for. (Wildcard resolution from /etc/hosts, which is probably what you really want, isn't actually possible.)

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  hexafraction Nov 24 '12 at 18:18

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