On 7/03/2018 12:45 PM, Nic Baxter wrote:
> Hi All
> I host a number of domains on a Centos 7 VPS. Now I am setting up a
> VPS with only one domain hosted. I am trying to get my head around
> issues with naming especially regarding RDNS and a mail server. Should
> I name the server host.domain.com or just domain.com?
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Each type of service (if there going to be separated) should have its
own hostname. The domain should then be pointed a one particular host
for the website.
Website should be
domain.com resolves to host.domain.com
For mail you would point the MX records at a hostname, this hostname
should have a RDNS records that matches the MX record.
ie mail.domain.com -> 10.10.10.10 r-> mail.domain.com.
note if you do not have control of the rdns but the domain does have a
record which resolves forward and reverse you can use this in the MX record.
An example of this is my home static address
ppp???-??.static.internode.on.net -> 203.???.???.57 r->
So in this case you could use ppp???-??.static.internode.on.net for the
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