Problem with zone delegation with private gTLD

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Mon Apr 8 18:32:58 UTC 2019

>> On 08/04/2019 13:05, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>> > I believe there should be reserved gTLD for such usage.

>On Mon, 8 Apr 2019 at 10:35, Xavier Humbert
><xavier.humbert at> wrote:
>> Is this not what the TLD /.invalid/ is supposed to be ?

On 08.04.19 13:18, Matthew Pounsett wrote:
>RFC2606 reserves test, example, invalid, and localhost, for "testing
>and documentation," which seems to fit this use-case.  'invalid'
>doesn't seem to me to be intended for use as a generic private TLD
>though, as was suggested up-thread.  However, if the OP is setting up
>a private network, with no Internet connection, for a demonstration,
>then any TLD at all could be used; a private root will be required

for temporary testing, .test may be suitable.  .local is reserved for mDNS
(I've had to disable mdns, because someone uses .local in company network), for HNCP (won't the above happen here too?)

I don't find any of existing domains suitable for more permanent usage.

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