AWS drops dnsmasq forwarded DNS queries when source port less than 1025.

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  • Most DNS queries succeed.
  • Occasionally DNS queries timeout when forwarded by dnsmasq on AWS
  • The DNS queries that fail have a source port number lower than 1025.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

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