Lxplus Aliases

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.

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