A number of alias exist to access lxplus services:
|DNS Alias Name||Notes|
|lxplus.cern.ch||This alias resolves to current recomeded lxplus version, currently SLC6.|
|lxplus-testing.cern.ch||Resolves to a subset of machines which are in an advanced state of configuration.|
|lxplus-ipv6.cern.ch||Resolves to a small subset of SLC6 machines with IPV6 connectivity.|
|lxplus7.cern.ch||Resolves to CC7 lxplus machines. They also have IPv6.|
|lxplus7-testing.cern.ch||Resolves to a subset of CC7 machines which are in an advanced state of configuration.|
In all cases the DNS alias is recalculated every 5 minutes so that the lowest load nodes are present within each alias.