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add private hostname to dns

I have an Apple OS X Lion server with the host name server.company.private. and an IP address of 10.1.10.11 on a router with an IP address of 10.1.10.1. We have many users (iMacs) on another router ...
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0answers
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Using dnsmasq on OS X when not connected to the Internet

I'm routing dns requests through dnsmasq so that domains I'm using for local development point to 127.0.0.1. This works great when I'm connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi or ethernet, but I start to ...
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Trying to use BIND on macos lion to set up .local TLD and am hopelessly lost

I am trying to achieve what has basically been asked in this question: http://superuser.com/questions/403662/bind-dns-settings-on-mac-os-x-lion-errors-in-zone-file e.g. I need to set up a TLD of ...
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1answer
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How do I setup a local DNS server on Mac OS Lion?

I had some serious lag to resolve website address and sometimes things simply wouldn't load (pages kept loading for 5+ minutes without even a timeout error). So I had setup a local dns server/cache ...
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1answer
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I have crawled the web and cant seem to find the answers to my specific questions. So I have a mac mini running lion, I installed lion server on it and have registered a domain name. I have given my ...
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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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Understanding subdomains from LAN and WAN

I have a Mac Mini server whose IP is tracked by a dyndns account. With some port forwarding from an Airport Extreme Base station, I can easily access mydomain.dyndns.org from anywhere outside my LAN. ...
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How do I change the computer id on my mac?

I bought a late 2009 Mac Mini recently, updated it to Lion, and was rather frustrated to find that even after changing the Bonjour, DNS, and local network name, the terminal prompt (and "Computer ID" ...
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Lion / name resolution order

(this issue went away for me with the 10.7.1 update - /etc/hosts now works as always for me) I've updated my Mac to Lion and now I notice that /etc/hosts is consulted last, even after DNS. This is ...
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OS X >10.6.5 DNS Lookup Order with VPN

After updating to OS X 10.6.5 (from .4), applications don't seem to be looking up host names in the correct order (according to the service order in Network Preferences) when my VPN is connected. My ...