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Re: Domain names for ISP infrastructure links
From: Vadim Antonov <avg () pluris com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 1997 02:20:09 -0800

That may sound silly, but there's a merit in the
idea that domain names can successfully replace the
SNMP's object IDs.  SNMP and DNS then become the same

Cool. I can now dream of a day when nslookup for a router returns something
lovely like:

-dorian ;)

Nah, that's when your network monitor sends query for an
integer number RR to


and when you type "mail postmaster () halter net" you generate
request to


when you do "netscape http://halter.net/funpages-dir/funpage.html";
then  mozilla version 100219382973.117 retrieves


and when you do "cat //rodan.halter.net/mnt1/ftp/pub/junk/README"
some global NFS opens file at


and when your command is "telnet rodan.halter.net" the
DNS will get to


Note that all names are constructed using the simple rule:

 <application-specific part>.<service name>.<host name>.<domain>

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