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