problems with OSX?

Sten Carlsen sten at
Tue Oct 17 20:56:18 UTC 2006

I have seen that exactly behaviour in MAC OSX 10.2 when the TLD was
.local. At that time .local was reserved for rendevous, since then
things have changed a bit. My solution was to go from .local to .home.

Seen only for 10.2.x.

A quote from an earlier thread:

Just FYI: .local is a special domainname, see:
More on this topic:

Then again your situation may be different.

Matt Ashfield wrote:
> I'm wondering if anyone is seeing any problems the same as us. We are
> currently seeing users (not all of them) with Mac OS X which constantly
> release/renew their address even though the lease time is set to 2 days.
> Anyone else seeing this?
> Thanks
> Matt
> mda at 

Best regards

Sten Carlsen

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