FreeBSD Hostname Question - Whats The Proper Way
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Thu Aug 30 17:57:00 PDT 2007
--- Derek Ragona <derek at computinginnovations.com>
> 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
> > > >have just the one domain name. Does it make
> > > to
> > > >use the same domain name that your hosted web
> > > >uses for your LAN?
> > >
> > > Sure does, no reason not to. The only issue may
> > > having unique machine
> > > names, but that shouldn't really be too tough.
> >Do you mean avoid giving any machines on your LAN
> >same hostname as the (hosted) web server, mail
> >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",
> >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.
Thanks for clearing that up, Derek. It's hard to know
something until you actually _know_ it! :-)
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