Provisioning problem

scott.lovenberg at scott.lovenberg at
Wed Apr 15 08:49:54 GMT 2009

FWIW, the TLÐs for ”example” (com, net,etc.) are reserved for testing.  Your isp will drop packets destined for those domains if you misconfigure, so that's a safe namespace as well.  IIRC the "test" domain is also set aside.

Sorry for top post, I can't get bottom posting to work on my blackberry...

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-----Original Message-----
From: Kai Blin <kai at>

Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 10:29:08 
To: <zahari.zahariev at>
Cc: <samba-technical at>
Subject: Re: Provisioning problem

On Tuesday 14 April 2009 16:02:45 Zahari Zahariev wrote:

> Is now mandatory that your realm consists of three parts e.g.
> 'zahari.local' is bad but '' is good?

No, but as Michael said mDNS hogs the .local namespace. I personally avoid 
confusion by using .domain instead of .local for my local test domains.

Does that help?

Kai Blin
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