Posted by Vivek Nayyar on January 10, 2013
About CNAME Records (Alias Names)
CNAMEs or Canonical Names a.k.a. Alias Names are the user friendly names of the computers with complex hostnames. Alias names are created in order to make it easier for the users in the network to access a specific computer, without memorizing its complex name that is specified by the systems administrators in order to follow a consistent server naming convention.
Scenarios Where CNAMEs Are Required
In a typical production...