Bug#837183: systemd: unprivileged call to systemd-resolve starts systemd-resolved even when masked

Brian Kroth bpkroth at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 17:05:06 BST 2016

>Oh, I guess I have an idea what's happening.
>systemd-resolve triggers the start via D-Bus activation.

Yeah, that was my guess as well.  Just seemed wrong to me given that the 
unit providing that service is masked.


For the record, masking org.freedesktop.resolve1.service didn't help.

>dbus-org.freedesktop.resolve1.service is a symlink to
>So, you'll also need to mask that name, i.e

But masking that one did.

# systemd-resolve debian.org
debian.org: resolve call failed: Unit dbus-org.freedesktop.resolve1.service is masked.


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