architecture question

Steven Carr sjcarr at
Wed May 8 15:13:47 UTC 2013

Enable recursion on your .local TLD server and point the domain1.local
server to that server for DNS. Recursion will handle any internet
queries and as .local is authoritative it will provide responses when

On 8 May 2013 15:56, Jeremy P <jpcraigs at> wrote:
> I am building a lab environment where there are several separate domains,
> all of them ending in .local
> I've setup a server for the .local TLD, but I'm undecided (or perhaps
> ignorant) as to the best way to have the individual domains (domain1.local,
> domain2.local, etc) refer to the local zone on my TLD server.  Currently
> I've also created a root server and set the root hints on domain1.local's
> dns server to refer to it.  This works for local resolution, but this means
> that domain1.local can't perform Internet lookups.
> Thanks for any help,
> Jeremy
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