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Re: SERVER NAMES

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Wed Feb 02 23:12:24 2000

> 
> Not picking on you in particular, but isn't one of the greatest advantages
> to having DNS to offer *meaningful* names to machines(assuming anything
> other than a home network?)
> 
> It's nice to be able to go in to a company and see machines named "www1,
> www2, mx1, mx2" etc. which offer some indication as to their purpose
> rather than "maverick, foozlebutt, blarg", etc. which offers no such
> indication. I know it isn't as fun, but it certainly seems to be much more
> useful (IMO of course...) 
> 

Sure.  Esp. for blackhats.  Which makes the more "attactive" target;

	db.accounting.bigcorp.com
	foozlebutt.bigcorp.com

... YMMV

--bill





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