domain name / host name

Christoph Harder shadowomf at
Sun May 31 22:05:46 PDT 2015

Thank you for the explanation. That helps a lot.


Am 31.05.2015 um 12:10 schrieb Matthias Rampke:
> PS:
>   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
> convention).
> /MR

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