Re: Multiple host names for a single server?
- Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2019 11:40:15 -0600
- From: Tom Browder <tom.browder@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Multiple host names for a single server?
On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:20 AM Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The primary purpose of the actual hostname is for you to be able to
> identify *which* computer is having a problem. E.g. if you receive an
> email from a machine identifying itself as "www.yourdomain" but you have
> three such web servers operating as a round robin, then you will have
> to put in some work to figure out which of the three it came from.
> But if the email comes from a machine which self-identifies as
> "www1.yourdomain", then you have a better idea where to fix the issue.