[oclug] What is the IP addres of a domain?
cmacd at telecomottawa.net
Sat Oct 20 20:21:47 EDT 2007
> Bit of both, really - a domain can be mapped to several IP's, each of
> which points to either a secondary server with the domain content,
> backup servers or the entry point for a cluster. They'll all be in
> the A records, sequentially, if memory serves.
And of course - Visa Versa, many domains can point at one host.
cmacd at linux:~> host servicecanada.gc.ca
servicecanada.gc.ca has address 126.96.36.199
servicecanada.gc.ca has address 188.8.131.52
cmacd at linux:~> host labour.gc.ca
labour.gc.ca has address 184.108.40.206
labour.gc.ca has address 220.127.116.11
Charles MacDonald Stittsville Ontario
cmacd at TelecomOttawa.net Just Beyond the Fringe
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