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how is this possible?

from client:

the following works:

ajonen8940@aj-ThinkPad-T60:~$ host ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local    
ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local has address 192.168.1.104

this does not work:

ajonen8940@aj-ThinkPad-T60:~$ ping ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local
ping: unknown host ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local

this works:

ajonen8940@aj-ThinkPad-T60:~$ ping ubuntumedia
PING ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local (192.168.1.104) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local (192.168.1.104): icmp_req=1 ttl=64 time=4.31 ms

Here is my resolve.conf on the client:

nameserver 127.0.0.1
search ubuntumediagz.local

here is nslookup:

$ nslookup ubuntumedia
Server:     127.0.0.1
Address:    127.0.0.1#53
Name:   ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local
Address: 192.168.1.104

Thanks for any ideas.

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just found my own answer. at the client do this: Here is the solution: perform this on client machine... or just change your suffix. andrewgdotcom.wordpress.com/2007/09/28/… This only applies to .local ... figures. –  user249806 Feb 25 at 3:08

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in your /etc/hosts file

add 192.168.1.104 ubuntumedia.ubuntumediagz.local ubuntumedia

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