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Install nss_mdsn as default


Install the package nss_mdsn as default to provide a beeter support for small networks without setting up a DNS server.


  • Name: [[User:s4504kr| Jochen Schmitt]
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Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 17
  • Last updated: 2011/09/16
  • Percentage of completion: 0%

Detailed Description

Add the package nss-mdns as default.This allows users to access to other network devices in small LANs without setting up a DNS server.

Benefit to Fedora

A user can setup a samll LAN without to setup a DNS.


The package avahi schould install as default, too.

Contingency Plan

Don't isntall nss-mdsn as default.


Release Notes

  • Due installing of nss-mdns as default a user can access to network devices in a small LA Nwithout setup a DNS. to access the device you have to specified the name of the device together with the domain .local.

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