[Dnsmasq-discuss] Why does dnsmasq append .home to a plain hostname?

Hamish Moffatt hamish at moffatt.email
Tue Oct 22 23:01:42 BST 2019

On 23/10/19 8:04 am, Sean Warner wrote:
> Hello,
> Thank you for answering Uwe. Your response gave me some good pointers.
> I don’t think a “default domain” entry is coming from my Windows 
> laptop. It’s Windows 7 Home Premium and that version knows nothing 
> about domains. I googled that and also to see if Chrome maybe adds in 
> a .home if a domain is “missing” but I don’t think it does either.

What does the Windows command "ipconfig /all" say? Look for "DNS Suffix" 
near the top and "connection-specific DNS suffix" on your network 
adapter. I think you will find "home" there.


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