Evan Pratten

Software Developer

INFO: Host naming conventions

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

Nov 2021 to Present


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:

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