DNS aliases

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jan 8 17:58:23 PST 2005


Jeremy Utley wrote:
> Archaic wrote:
>> www will be round-robin'ed. Homepages, however, will only exist on
>> belgarath.
>>
> Exactly.  So, when the RR-DNS is implemented, you can't be assured that 
> the hostname "www.linuxfromscratch.org" will actually contain the user's 
> home directories.  So, we use just linuxfromscratch.org, which will 
> NEVER be RR-DNS'd, so that hostname will always point to belgarath.  
> www2 will perform the same thing, and allow someone to bypass the RR-DNS.

Cool. Thanks for the good explanation guys!

-- 
Randy



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