Apple search domain settings

Posted on 27.08.2018 by Deanne
In the directions below, wherever it says example. Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. For example, if you specify the search domain apple. The search domains you enter in your Network preferences are automatically appended to names you type in Internet applications.

To search a name hierarchy, use search domains of varying scope.

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For example, I often use Googles DNS because it is often faster than my ISPs DNS. To change these settings, follow these steps. Can someone explain to me, or point me to a link that explains what this field is for, and what benefits there may be by me learning different value to enter into it. Choose Apple menu System preferences and then click on Network.
Click DNS, then click Add at the bottom of the DNS Servers list. Local will allow you to override default settings by the ISP. Setting Up Email for the Apple iPhone. Jamf Nation, hosted by Jamf, is the largest Apple IT management community in the world.