If you have read my blog in the past, you might have learned a little about my network, and the hostnames of the computers that reside therein. The idea is simple, yet sadistic:
I put on an elaborate play, in which I play the main character Zeus, and the computers in my network are Greek and Roman gods. My network is guarded by Hades, leader and god of the Underworld. In the Underworld, these “gods” are thrown into the river Cocytus, which is one of the 5 rivers flowing through Hades. Cocytus, as Greek mythology has it, is the River of Lamentation. As such, my gods are suffering an endless torment with weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth, until the hardware breaks, and the computer is replaced. As it currently sits, I have thrown the following gods into the river Cocytus:
Where Cocytus comes into play, is it has been chosen as the domain for my network. Fully qualified domains follow the syntax of GOD.LOCATION, where in this case, LOCATION is the purchased cocyt.us domain, and it is the fundamental domain for my sadistic play. So, achilles.cocyt.us, hades.cocyt.us, helios.cocyt.us, and so forth. Of course, this domain is only for internal DNS queries, and won’t provide anything useful to the external network.
What’s next that I can add to this play?