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#1 2018-11-18 15:31:15

HextorBRX
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Registered: 2017-08-20
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domain name (installation)

Hello

Out of curiosity, I would like to know when entering a domain name is relevant: https://ibb.co/jAexjf

I have always skipped this step.

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#2 2019-01-19 18:05:18

PedroReina
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From: Madrid, Spain
Registered: 2019-01-13
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Re: domain name (installation)

You can safely skip this step. Anyway, if you need to use it afterwards, just edit your /etc/resolv.conf and add a line like domain yourowndomain.

Then when you type ping host you will get automaticaly ping host.yourowndomain.

This is useful, as indicated by the instaler, when you have configured a home network with your own nameserver. I did, it is fun (I'm not a pro, this is not my work) and it is useful when you internal network get bigger.

Further reading: man resolv.conf and https://www.isc.org/downloads/bind/

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