Dealing with roaming machines
nkadel at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 03:43:51 EST 2014
> On Dec 23, 2014, at 15:04, martin f krafft <madduck at madduck.net> wrote:
> also sprach Dan Kaminsky <dan at doxpara.com> [2014-12-23 20:52 +0100]:
>> That's a good point. DHCP allows you to set DNS search parameters. So as
>> long as each location sets different search, "ssh fishbowl" will in fact
>> resolve to the proper local FQDN.
> Yeah, and this works, but it's *not* what I want, because the
> machine is not reachable at the local FQDN; it is reachable at
> a remote location, so the (correct) DNS search setup is actually
> *preventing* me from accessing the machine without manual
Then it sounds like you really need to use the FQDN, or have a distinctive CNAME for each subdimain. The underlying C libraries for "gethostbyname" or similar, more modern lookups don't support what you're looking for.
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