Thoughts on best practice for naming router infrastructure in DNS

Jeff Shultz jeffshultz at
Fri Jun 29 17:15:30 UTC 2007

Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jun 2007 16:35:09 BST, "Neil J. McRae" said:
>> I remember in the past an excellent system using Sesame Street characters names.
> This only works in small shops.  If you have more routers than muppets, you
> have a problem.  Had a lab once where we named machines after colors. That
> hit some snarls when we discovered nobody in the lab could consistently spell
> 'fuschia', 'mauve', or 'paisley'. :)

Star Trek Federation Starships... they seem to invent more daily, so no 
problems running out.

Jeff Shultz

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