[Dnsmasq-discuss] SOA Records

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Tue Nov 3 13:59:24 GMT 2009

David J. Haines wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was wondering whether there was any way for dnsmasq 2.47 to "fake"  
> an SOA record for the local domain.  I'd like to have my LAN running  
> in the ".local" TLD, but there's a Mac OS X 10.6.1 host that's not  
> cooperating (due to Zeroconf inappropriately taking priority).  I  
> understand that a possible solution is adding an SOA record  
> for .local, and I'd like to give it a whirl.  Any thoughts?

There isn't, but if it could be proved useful, such a facility could be 
added. The problem with Apple usurping the .local TLD has come up 
before, and the best advice seems to be "use another TLD", BTW.



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