localhoast A record?

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Sun Mar 23 18:51:20 UTC 2014

>On 3/21/14, 2:18 PM, Chris Thompson wrote:
>> But in the context of search lists an NXDOMAIN will just make the resolver
>> go on to try the next entry. So in the case of search lists automatically
>> generated from a "domain" entry, if localhost.astrology.cam.ac.uk doesn't
>> exist, localhost.cam.ac.uk will be tried, and then localhost.ac.uk ...

On 23.03.14 14:09, Alan Clegg wrote:
>I'm trying wrap my head around this "automatically generated" search
>list that runs outside your domain idea.
>Under what circumstances would this ever be a good idea?

it would break things. some ~20 years ago my search list caused me troubles
until I found that parent domain contains wildcrd (which is another bad
thing to do)

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