[avahi] About how avahi-dnsconfd adds the hosts

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue May 26 19:17:49 PDT 2009

On Mon, 18.05.09 14:19, Félix Arreola Rodríguez (fgatuno.123 at gmail.com) wrote:

> Hi
> Well, this is still some new for me, but since I discover how avahi works,
> and his easy use I was wondering with too many things. Avahi resolves
> everything. Well, to the point, when a host (for example, named "gatuno")
> starts, the other hosts with avahi adds with the name "gatuno.local". Can I
> change this?, for example, that name the of the host be "gatuno", without
> the ".local".

.local is the simply mDNS domain. WHile in theory you could manage
other domains with it it realistically wouldn't make sense.


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