Matt Mossholder on 20 Apr 2010 06:52:38 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Odd name resolution issue on Ubuntu 9.10

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 9:31 AM, Mike Leone <> wrote:
> Renaming an AD domain is a scary and fragile undertaking, and not to be
> done lightly, I am told (we're thinking of renaming our work domain,
> though not for this reason). If we did rename it, we'd probably follow
> the recommended best practices, which is to use something like ".local" ...
> Anyway, I will try it tonight, when I get home ...

A sensible compromise that I have seen other companies use is to take
their, and remove the .com ... so the internal domain is
.xyzpdq , and the public domain is Another one I have seen
is .internal .  Like I said, .local is already taken, and leads to
problems like this one :)

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