From the SBS blog… what about .local?

http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2008/04/20/geeky-question-of-the-day-why-local-for-the-default-windows-sbs-2008-domain-name-extension.aspx


Geeky question of the day. . . Why .local for the default Windows SBS 2008 domain name extension?


 



For other resources on Mac’s… check out Eriq Neale’s blog posts… http://simultaneouspancakes.com/Lessons/2007/10/28/connecting-a-macintosh-running-mac-os-105-to-an-sbs-2003-server/

2 Thoughts on “From the SBS blog… what about .local?

  1. Shawn on April 21, 2008 at 5:51 am said:

    What about it? It saves DNS confusion over a public extension and something had to be used. What is the standard practice, I know people who set up the SBS domain names when using the same as name as their public domain as .local and other that use .com.local. I can not get a strait answer from anyone a to why one or the other.

  2. Because they want to make it as difficult as possible for MACs to connect to a SBS network? You know that whole rigga-merole you have to go through to get a MAC to connect when using a .local domain right?

    http://msmvps.com/blogs/bradley/archive/2004/06/14/8181.aspx

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