Unify gateway DHCP domain name for DNS settings

Quick notes on how I manually added a domain name to my Unify gateway DHCP server.

$ cat 20170304-unify_GW_DHCP_set_domain
$ ssh admin@
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admin@'s password: 
Linux myGW 3.10.20-UBNT #1 SMP Tue Nov 1 17:17:25 PDT 2016 mips64
Welcome to EdgeOS
admin@myGW:~$ info

Model:       UniFi-Gateway-3
MAC Address: xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
IP Address:  x.x.x.x
Hostname:    myGW
Uptime:      5881438 seconds

Status:      Connected (http://mynetcontroller.mydomain.com:8080/inform)

admin@myGW:~$ configure 
admin@myGW# show service dhcp-server 
 disabled false
 hostfile-update enable
 shared-network-name LAN_192.168.1.0-24 {
     authoritative enable
     description vlan1
     subnet {
         lease 86400
         start {
admin@myGW# edit service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_192.168.1.0-24
[edit service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_192.168.1.0-24]
admin@myGW# edit subnet
[edit service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_192.168.1.0-24 subnet]
admin@myGW# set domain-name localdomain
[edit service dhcp-server shared-network-name LAN_192.168.1.0-24 subnet]
admin@myGW# top
admin@myGW# commit
[ service dhcp-server ]
Stopping DHCP server daemon...
Starting DHCP server daemon...


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