architecture question

btb btb at
Wed May 8 18:13:47 UTC 2013

On 2013.05.08 13.20, Steven Carr wrote:
> On 8 May 2013 18:09,  <WBrown at> wrote:
>> This just came up with a site I support.  Thanks to this list and the
>> DNS-OARC list, I know better. Hopefully, I can redirect them to use
>> something below their real domain for Active Directory such as
> FWIW: MS now advises not to use .local for internal AD anymore. They
> suggest you use your owned/registered namespace to prevent domain
> collisions.
> Generally, we recommend that you register DNS names for internal and
> external namespaces with an Internet registrar... Registering your DNS
> name with an Internet registrar may help prevent a name collision.

it's also mildly humorous that they used to quite religiously endorse .local, in some documents even categorizing use of the same domain name on an internal and external network as a "security risk".


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