Internal DNS

IP: 150.237.94.146

Freeside has an internal DNS server for manging hostnames, This makes FreeIPA management a lot easier as well. Here is a copy of the hosts in /etc/hosts used by dnsmasq on the IPA server

150.237.94.50 freeside.co.uk
150.237.94.50 forums.freeside.co.uk

150.237.96.71 fs-desktop-02.freeside.co.uk
150.237.96.54 fs-desktop-01.freeside.co.uk
150.237.89.35 fs-desktop-03.freeside.co.uk

150.237.94.20 fs-web02.freeside.co.uk
150.237.94.17 docker.freeside.co.uk
150.237.94.147 storage.freeside.co.uk

150.237.94.146 ipa.freeside.co.uk
150.237.94.146 ipa-ca.freeside.co.uk

External DNS:

The freeside.co.uk DNS is managed by Systems Team (Andy Hancock), contact through ICTD Helpdesk (help@hull.ac.uk) with your requested additions.

Here is the public DNS entries as of 16/03/18 150.237.94.50 freeside.co.uk 150.237.94.50 *.freeside.co.uk 150.237.94.146 ipa.freeside.co.uk

Why the wild card/Why does every subdomain point to 150.237.94.50?

The wildcard is used because it makes the Admins job a lot easier. When setting up web services on a new subdomain you can simply change the server_name in the nginx configuration to tell nginx where to redirect the traffic.