Getting rid of systemd-resolved consuming port 53

Nitin Gurbani
Mar 13, 2019 · 1 min read

There are cases in which you need to use port 53, like to usednsmasq, dns server etc. which is used by systemd-resolved. to get rid of systemd-resolved safely

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  1. stop systemd-resolved “ sudo systemctl stop systemd-resolved”
  2. edit /etc/systemd/resolved.conf with these
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[Resolve]

3) sudo ln -sf /run/systemd/resolve/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.conf

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And done !!

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