annoying domain.local issue

Gbenga Shobowale gshobowale at
Mon Apr 27 16:03:09 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 4:20 PM, Valent Turkovic
<valent.turkovic at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have trouble accessing local services inside my company from my
> Fedora desktop.
> We have samba webserver at samba.domain.local and when I try to open
> it via Nautilus it fails. I also have Windows XP running in VirtualBox
> and Windows open this samba share with no issue.
> Also pinging samba.domain.local works form Windows in VirtualBox but
> doesn't work from Fedora.
> There is also a web server at web.domain.local that also works under
> Windows but doesn't work under Fedora 10. If I remember correctly this
> all worked under Fedora 6.
> Do you have any issues when domain ends with dot local (.local) ?
> How can I troubleshoot this more and fix it?
> Both Fedora and Windows use the same DNS and same default gateway.
> Thank you in advance,
> Valent.
any domain can be resolved if you have it in /etc/resolve
type in the nameserver there and try again.. should work

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