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Why do DNS service discovery queries for private networks get sent to my ISP?

I was doing some testing lately that involved re-ruoting (proxying) regular DNS queries on a personal Mac OS X machine through my software and back to the DNS server of my ISP. I had the opportunity ...
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Add “.local” to all devices on LAN

The Apple devices on my LAN can be reached by xxxx.local. What feature or protocol provides this service? Is this bonjour? Can the domain-name service on my modem/router (Actiontec C1000A) be ...
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Bonjour/DNS Service Discovery queries

I'm trying to implement dns service discovery in my application (no, I'm not asking for a programmatic answer). What I believe is one of my big pain points is generating the query. I know I need to ...
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Resolving Zeroconf hostnames on Windows 7 between Virtualbox machines

I have the following setup of VirtualBox machines on a Mac OSX host: several Ubuntu servers, each running a web server and Avahi, these are set up to use "host-only" networking one Windows 7 box ...
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How do you get the “Bonjour Service Name” from a single device?

I have two types of device that I want to machine over Ethernet to a host. I want to know which of those two device types is connected. Both devices use Avahi/Bonjour and have what they call a ...
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10 second delay for .local TLD in Mac OS X Lion

Our company network uses xxx.companyname.local for all the servers on our local network. Whenever I access one of these servers on my Mac, I have a 10 second delay. I have found out that this delay is ...
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How do you get OS X 10.5+ to resolve all .local DNS lookups using mDNS?

OS X 10.5+ has some slightly odd resolver configuration to work around broken networks. It's described here. http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3473 The problem I'm having is that our network doesn't ...