Weird traffic to .local addresses


#1

Hey, I finally used the long term analytics. And I saw a weird spike in my traffin back in January.
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When I zoomed in on the date, I saw that an iMac in the network was asking for many many many .local addresses with weird names.

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Anyone seen this before? Any idea what it might be? I have not seen it since…


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#2

Google Chrome will throw out random domains to check connectivity. I think there’s a FAQ about it here somewhere, but I just can’t find it right now.


#3

Quite possible Dan is right. My Chrome checked for updates…

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#4

Searched “random domain” and found this in the FAQ :slight_smile:

However, your spike seems extraordinarily high…