what's a valid domain name?
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Tue Feb 1 02:29:02 UTC 2011
In article <mailman.1593.1296489025.555.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
Vyto Grigaliunas <vyto at fnal.gov> wrote:
> Although we're moving away from it, we found it useful for naming router
> interfaces, i.e. te1-2.routername.company.com, without having to create a
> separate sub-domain for each router.
> I thought at some point periods were allowed in hostnames, and they do work
> without escaping them.
I think you're confusing subdomain and subzone. You can have subdomains
without having subzones. E.g. in the company.com zone file, you can put:
te1-2.routername IN A 22.214.171.124
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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