Don’t use .local as an internal TLD

Recently, I was having issues with internal DNS names, I had spent some time using the .local top level domain name (TLD). I’d been content with the .local domain name for a good while, because it worked on Windows, but I found that when using the domain names on Linux and Android it would not work in a browser. It turns out .local is used for in link-local networking. Often for something called mDNS, which I admit I don’t know a lot about. So if you have been content connecting to your internal domains using ca.local, octoprint.local, proxmox.local I have… Continue reading Don’t use .local as an internal TLD

Adding Hosts to Godaddy

GoDaddy is a great Domain Registrar, I have GoDaddy as my Domain Registrar. When using domains and Subdomains you may want to have multiple websites on the same server, here is how to add hosts to your GoDaddy account.   First Browse to Godaddy and Login, It may be slightly different for you as I live in the UK. First Click on My Account, then Visit My Account… You should see this page, Expand Domains. On the domain you would like to Add a Host to, Click Launch. You should See this Page…. Please note some of my sensitive information has… Continue reading Adding Hosts to Godaddy