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identifying device with dnsmasq.conf

The dnsmasq.conf entries suggested for routers on the setup page includes setting 

add-cpe-id=<profile_id>

so that NextDNS can identify which profile to use when processing requests.

In the logs and analytics my router then shows up as an unknown device. I had hoped that the instructions for identifying devices for DoT and DoH would also work for the dnsmasq.conf setting so I tried

add-cpe-id=<device_name>-<profile_id>

but this does not work. The setup page said something to the effect that my device was not using a profile.

Can this be improved upon on the server side?

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    • R_P_M
    • 2 wk ago
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    It’s just not possible to get dnsmasq to do what you want. Are there no alternatives to dnsmasq available? Otherwise you just have to accept the unknown device in the logs. 

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