if I wanted to assign domains to devices on my local network (like phone.local, laptop.local, etc) is my only option to run my own DNS server

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@avery I think zeroconf (like avahi on linux) can do that

@avery I think so yeah, though your router might have the ability to add the hostnames it receives over DHCP to its DNS resolver, which could simplify your setup

@avery no it can be done on the LAN, with each device telling the others of its name I think. Some keywords for you: zeroconf, avahi, mDNS

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