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Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?




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On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 04:01:50PM +0100, Joe wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:43:15 +0200
> <tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> 
> > 
> > (Don't chuckle. A company I was working at did set its internal "top
> > level domain" to "local". Much hilarity with zeroconf [1] ensued).
> > 
> 
> That was the standard recommendation for users of MS Small Business
> Server, who were presumed not to be running their own public DNS
> servers, to avoid name problems with externally-hosted websites etc. 

Yes, I think that's where it came from (the folks responsible for the
internal DNS servers (!) have Microsoft background). Whatever "small"
means -- this company has > 5K clients.

> It is an article of faith for MS people that no other operating system
> exists...

Many things don't exist in that bubble.

Cheers
- -- t
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