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Evan Pratten

Software Developer



INFO: Host naming conventions

This document quickly outlines my public and private host naming conventions.

Nov 2021 to Present

wip

Pre Nov 2021

Hosts before ZZANet were named in the following manner:

  • 2 character purpose code
  • ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2 country code
  • 3 character city code
  • 2 digit discriminator
  • (optional) domain

Example hosts are:

ShortLongInfo
gw-ca-tor-01gw-ca-tor-01.servers.retrylife.caToronto gateway server 1
nl-ca-lon-01nl-ca-lon-01.servers.retrylife.caLondon network link device 1