Reply to post: .london broke our intranet (sort of)

How's the great dot-thing gold rush going? Well, just sold for $100,000

Tom 38

.london broke our intranet (sort of)

We use levels in our hostnames to indicate location, eg is in the London DC. Our previous DNS config was search, so that you could type ssh to go to

When .london went active, this broke all these short host lookups. We had to change our DNS config to search (+8 others), which means 8 DNS requests instead of 1, and change everything everywhere to use either FQDN or very short names, and remove any duplicated host names across sites.

I still don't see the purpose of them. It's never going to be '' or '' is it?

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