Odd hostname problem

Kevin Darcy kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Tue Jun 18 23:19:22 UTC 2002

Stephen May wrote:

> I'm trying to add some DNS entries for one of our customers onto our DNS
> server (a Cobal RaQ2) via the web interface.  Our customer wants their
> hostnames to be of the format aaa-bbb-ccc-ddd.doman.com, where
> aaa-bbb-ccc-ddd is the IP address of the host.  The web interface keeps
> telling me that this isn't a valid hostname, although I thought hypens and
> numbers are vaild characters for DNS names.  Is this format valid, or do I
> have to go and tell our customer that he's going to have to choose some
> other hostnames?

That format is valid. In DNS terms, the web interface is wrong. Talk to the

- Kevin

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