Thoughts on best practice for naming router infrastructure in DNS

randal k nanog at
Thu Jun 14 16:56:54 UTC 2007

On 6/14/07, Olsen, Jason <jolsen at> wrote:
> Neither one of these seems well-equipped to deal with "virtual"
> interfaces such as an ethernet interface that is VRRP or HSRP'd between
> two routers (eg x.x.x.10 is your "virtual" IP for the subnet's gateway,
> router 1 has physical interface IP of x.x.x.8 and router 2 has x.x.x.9).

This particular issue has been confounding to work around as well. The issue
of constantly updating DNS to match the current topology is a pain, but in
my opinion, very necessary.

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