FreeBSD Hostname Question - Whats The Proper Way
derek at computinginnovations.com
Thu Aug 30 17:41:23 PDT 2007
At 06:29 PM 8/30/2007, L Goodwin wrote:
>--- Derek Ragona <derek at computinginnovations.com>
> > At 04:20 PM 8/30/2007, L Goodwin wrote:
> > >I and most of my clients who have hosted web sites
> > >have just the one domain name. Does it make sense
> > to
> > >use the same domain name that your hosted web site
> > >uses for your LAN?
> > Sure does, no reason not to. The only issue may be
> > having unique machine
> > names, but that shouldn't really be too tough.
>Do you mean avoid giving any machines on your LAN the
>same hostname as the (hosted) web server, mail server
>and ftp server? I don't even know what the hostname
>for the web server is. The mail and ftp servers are
>"mail.<domainname>.com" and "ftp.<domainname>.com", so
>I guess I would not want to use these.
Correct, only use host names that are unique. Most use some names that
help identify the machine by the dept, user, etc.
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