domain name / host name

Matthias Rampke matthias.rampke at
Sun May 31 03:10:09 PDT 2015


 And what happens if there are multiple domains hosted on a single server'?

 All this is independent of how many ways there are too find this server.
At a basic level, you can point as many DNS names as you want at a servers
IP(s) and it won't even know how you got it. Some protocols (TLS, HTTP)
allow specifying the name you were looking for in the communication ( so
you can hoist multiple websites on one IP) but these are independent of the
server's hostname and even the DNS names that point at it (except by

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