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what and why
every so often I get a .local next to some of my devices what does this mean and why is it seemingly random on which devices have it. Also these devices become impossible to ping.
Hon Hai Precision. Every so often a seemingly random device in my network changes the known manufacturer to Hon Hai Precision. why is this, who is this and why does this happen.
I have multiple devices linked to the above questions showing multiple MAC addresses, and network up time when turned off.
Line in to house - BT Open reach Modem - Bitdefender Box 2 (acting man in the middle router) - Linksys WRT1900AC (acting as extender for internal network for the Wi-Fi hub, CCTV Cat5, TP-link Cat5 PoE switch to the wired network)