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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] unable to resolve local(virtual) domain
Date Sat, 15 Dec 2018 18:58:24 GMT
> It works if I put ignored domain - domain.local - in
> /etc/hosts but I do not want to do that, I want Apache to
> rely on DNS.
> Bit of a puzzle to me this is. Care to share your thoughts?

I think part of your OS is outsmarting you and refusing to send DNS
queries of *.local to a normal DNS server.
The "host" command is skipping to directly querying DNS.

Maybe something like systemd-resolved?  I vaguely recall *.local being
intended for multicast DNS alternative things.

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