[Samba] Don't use .local

Donelson Trophy bob at donelsontrophy.net
Sun Jan 4 09:11:31 MST 2015


During the Christmas holiday I created a AD DC & a MEMBER server (both
on Debian 7.7.0) with these scripts (https://secure.bazuin.nl/scripts/)
and thank you, L.P.H. van Belle. 

However, I have created them with a *.local TLD (that now I need to

I will need to adjust my hostname files, need to re-configure the
kerberos install and of course Bind9. 

The hostname files I know how to change. No problem there. 

The kerberos install, I think can be re-configured with

As I have no experience (until now) with Bind9, this is my biggest
concern! What do I change? 

What other needed changes have I overlooked? 


Do I (build (re-build) two servers) all over again? 

At this point, I am at the planning "what needs to be done" stage. 

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. 


Bob Wooden of Donelson Trophy

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On 2015-01-04 07:07, Rowland Penny wrote: 

> On 04/01/15 12:16, Stefan Kania wrote:
>> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Hello everyone, I know that many people know not to use .local, but in the last weeks we had several People having problems using .local. So to all peopel starting implementing Samba 4 AD, read this: http://miketelahun.wordpress.com/2012/09/16/stop-using-local-as-the-top-level-domain-for-your-lan/ [1] So stop using .local as TLD. Maybe there should be a BIIIIIG not inside the wiki?
> I updated the wiki yesterday in three places saying not to use .local, I believe that Marc has also updated the DNS page as well.
> Problem is, most people seem to ignore the wiki.
> Rowland
>> Stefan -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG/MacGPG2 v2.0.16 (Darwin) iEYEARECAAYFAlSpLycACgkQ2JOGcNAHDTb0jACfX4Y2zDQuSfevMUvkgWRYcpdw hY8AoLxNJzOUPa0E3+BEo/zwJ88xk27J =e33p -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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