|Summary:||Docker ignores local DNS resolver|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Tomáš Hozza <thozza>|
|Component:||docker||Assignee:||Antonio Murdaca <amurdaca>|
|Status:||CLOSED EOL||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||23||CC:||adimania, admiller, amurdaca, dwalsh, error, ichavero, jcajka, jchaloup, jpazdziora, lsm5, marianne, miminar, nalin, ncoghlan, pj.pandit, riek, roman, thozza, ttomecek, vbatts|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2016-12-20 14:31:36 UTC||Type:||Bug|
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Description Tomáš Hozza 2015-08-31 07:16:15 UTC
Description of problem: Currently Docker ignores localhost address in /etc/resolv.conf. Docker upstream is planning to solve this in the future by some DNS proxy service. There is proposed solution using iptables rules. Actual results: the localhost address from resolv.conf is ignored Expected results: the local DNS resolver should be used by containers Additional info: upstream ticket - https://github.com/docker/docker/issues/14627
Comment 1 Tomáš Hozza 2015-08-31 07:17:12 UTC
I assigned this bug to PJP right away, since he is driving this changes in Docker.
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2015-09-28 17:56:49 UTC
This issue seems to have died, or at least gone to a deep deep sleep.
Comment 3 Tomáš Hozza 2015-09-29 06:13:08 UTC
PJP, any news?
Comment 4 pjp 2015-10-01 05:11:32 UTC
Hello Tomas, Dan, (In reply to Tomas Hozza from comment #3) > PJP, any news? Sorry, I was super occupied at work, could not spend time on this. Will start with it again over the weekend. Thank you.
Comment 5 Daniel Walsh 2015-10-28 17:45:12 UTC
Comment 6 Tomáš Hozza 2015-11-30 10:02:51 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Walsh from comment #5) > Update? We are restarting the change process for "Default DNS resolver" as well as the work on the necessary parts. Most of the discussion is happening upstream. PJP, can you please determine if we will have to have some downstream patch for F24, or is there anything usable in Upstream?
Comment 7 pjp 2015-12-01 06:18:52 UTC
(In reply to Tomas Hozza from comment #6) > (In reply to Daniel Walsh from comment #5) > PJP, can you please determine if we will have to have some downstream patch > for F24, or is there anything usable in Upstream? Yes, will do and update here at the earliest. Sorry I got caught up with lot of things before. Thank you.
Comment 8 Daniel Walsh 2016-01-06 18:50:30 UTC
Docker is working on this also, I believe or is that you guys?
Comment 9 Tomáš Hozza 2016-01-07 08:31:50 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Walsh from comment #8) > Docker is working on this also, I believe or is that you guys? It's Docker team. They wanted to implement the whole DNS proxy service instead of just resolving our one use case. Based on their comments, this should be also fixed by their proposed changes. Some more info is here: https://github.com/docker/libnetwork/pull/841
Comment 10 Daniel Walsh 2016-01-07 14:57:13 UTC
Yes I was following that, just wanted to confirm that fixes this issue. I say we go with their solution, and wait for it. Hopefully this will be in docker-1.10
Comment 11 Tomáš Hozza 2016-01-26 15:08:18 UTC
Just a note that we discovered a problem caused by the fact that Docker ignores local resolver. In case the local resolver has configured forward zones e.g. for specific domain from VPN and the VPN-provided resolver has internal view of the domain, then the internal domains are not resolvable from within the container. So when you e.g. want to build the container using 'docker build' and inside you use the internal domain, the build will fail. I know that this is basically an implication of the situation in Docker, but I wanted to list this use-case.
Comment 12 Daniel Walsh 2016-02-22 21:27:06 UTC
Tomas does docker-1.10 fix this issue?
Comment 13 pjp 2016-02-23 03:30:33 UTC
(In reply to Daniel Walsh from comment #12) > Tomas does docker-1.10 fix this issue? IIUC, Docker-1.10 embedded DNS server still does not connect to a local resolver on the host. It requires the resolver on the host to run on a non-localhost(127.0.0.1) interface and the same to be supplied with --dns option. It forwards only those requests to the external resolver which it could not resolve itself.
Comment 14 Nick Coghlan 2016-02-26 09:14:03 UTC
I started hitting this on Fedora 23, and updating to 1.10 didn't resolve it (although it did introduce a wrinkle with needing to install docker-v1.10-migrator and run "v1.10-migrator-local -s devicemapper" to convert the local images to the new format). My current host name resolution configuration: $ cat /etc/resolv.conf # Generated by NetworkManager search redhat.com nameserver 127.0.0.1 The docker0 bridge is on 172.17.0.1, so would it be possible to bind the local resolver to that, and tell docker to use it for external DNS resolution?
Comment 15 pjp 2016-02-29 05:07:24 UTC
Hello Nick, (In reply to Nick Coghlan from comment #14) > The docker0 bridge is on 172.17.0.1, so would it be possible to bind the > local resolver to that, and tell docker to use it for external DNS > resolution? I think that'd defeat the idea of having local resolver. These steps below should help -> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Default_Local_DNS_Resolver#Docker Please let us know if you face any issues. Thank you.
Comment 16 Nick Coghlan 2016-02-29 06:48:30 UTC
I went down a different path, which was to create a dedicated dnsmasq instance for Docker to use: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35693117/giving-docker-containers-access-to-a-dnsmasq-local-dns-resolver-on-the-host/35693118 There are some aspects of my current configuration that I definitely don't like (mainly that I wasn't able to figure out a nice way of configuring firewalld, so ended up dropping the network firewall between the host and containers entirely), but it does work. If I've understood the way dnsmasq configures itself correctly, then the instance binding itself to docker0 should be passing queries to the resolver on lo, rather than directly to the external DNS servers. (Also setting this back to ASSIGNED, since 1.10 didn't fix it)
Comment 17 Tomáš Hozza 2016-02-29 08:27:18 UTC
(In reply to Nick Coghlan from comment #16) > I went down a different path, which was to create a dedicated dnsmasq > instance for Docker to use: > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35693117/giving-docker-containers-access- > to-a-dnsmasq-local-dns-resolver-on-the-host/35693118 Thank you for the link. This is definitely something users can do to workaround the problem. The same setup should work also with Unbound. > If I've understood the way dnsmasq configures itself correctly, then the > instance binding itself to docker0 should be passing queries to the resolver > on lo, rather than directly to the external DNS servers. It depends on your configuration, but dnsmasq by default reads the /etc/resolv.conf, so it should use the local DNS resolver. Dnsmasq does not use DNSSEC by default, but that may not be something you care about.
Comment 18 Nick Coghlan 2016-04-07 06:56:40 UTC
I've discovered another interesting problem with my setup: it doesn't play nicely with docker-compose Setting the composed services to "network_method: bridge" gets things working again, so I suspect it's a problem with the dedicated resolver not being present on the docker-compose created networks
Comment 19 Tomáš Hozza 2016-04-07 09:19:53 UTC
(In reply to Nick Coghlan from comment #18) > Setting the composed services to "network_method: bridge" gets things > working again, so I suspect it's a problem with the dedicated resolver not > being present on the docker-compose created networks Can you please explain what do you mean by "dedicated resolver not being present on the docker-compose created network". How does this work when there is no local resolver on the machine on which you run the codker-compose? Do these machines directly use resolvers from /etc/resolv.conf? e.g. when you use libvirt, it runs its own dnsmasq instance on the network it creates and this instance forwards all the queries to the local resolver running on localhost. I would expect docker-compose to do something similar.
Comment 20 Nick Coghlan 2016-04-08 00:48:33 UTC
I haven't looked into the details of what docker-compose is getting wrong, but the behaviour I see is: 1. I have "OPTIONS='--selinux-enabled --log-driver=journald --dns=172.17.0.1'" configured in /etc/sysconfig/docker 2. This works correctly for containers started on the default Docker bridge network (including allowing lookup of services only available via VPN from the host) 3. For containers started by docker-compose in the default per-app network mode, /etc/resolv.conf had the DNS address as something like "127.0.0.11" 4. Name resolution in those containers didn't work, at all (not even for finding other services in the compose) I don't know how it works when there's no local resolver on the host - I don't have that configuration readily available.
Comment 21 Daniel Walsh 2016-06-03 13:37:19 UTC
So is this a docker-compose bug?
Comment 22 Michael Hampton 2016-06-03 19:52:31 UTC
Not sure why this bug was reassigned to docker-compose. It's pretty obviously a docker upstream issue. If there's a problem with docker-compose, which doesn't merely reproduce this bug, please open a new bug report.
Comment 23 Daniel Walsh 2016-08-19 20:10:44 UTC
Since the git pull request got merged upstream, does this fix the problem?
Comment 24 Daniel Walsh 2016-10-18 13:18:58 UTC
I am closing this bug as fixed in the current release. Reopen if it still happens in docker-1.12
Comment 25 Tomáš Hozza 2016-10-18 13:56:02 UTC
I will test this once the version is available in some stable Fedora. I will reopen in case it won't work with 1.12.
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