architecture question

Mike Hoskins (michoski) michoski at
Wed May 8 17:49:26 UTC 2013

-----Original Message-----

From: Jeremy P <jpcraigs at>
Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 1:33 PM
To: Steven Carr <sjcarr at>
Cc: bind-users <bind-users at>
Subject: Re: architecture question

>I understand letter of the law, spirit of the law and playing it safe to
>avoid headaches.
>However, there are times where registering a real domain just isn't
>practical.  For example, I'm not going to ask all of the students in my
>courses to go out and register a .com for the semester.  It would be a
>waste of money as their systems never leave the
> local network, except through a NAT connection.  So in those types of
>instances, I'm assuming .lan or .test are safest?

I've seen .lan before, and .test should certainly suffice for student use.

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