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General Chat Thread, home server names in General; Work server have functional names, school initals and role, then number. So Domain Controllers are SCHDC01, SCHDC02, etc. Home machines ...
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    Work server have functional names, school initals and role, then number. So Domain Controllers are SCHDC01, SCHDC02, etc. Home machines used to be called after precious gems, i.e. Diamond, Ruby, Crystal, etc, but now they are [owner name]-[type]-[role] so tb-svr-fs or tb-vmsvr-apps, for physical file server and virtual applications server respectively.

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    Think I need to be more original with mine. MEDIA-CENTRE, RAWNS-DESKTOP & RAWNS-NETBOOK.

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    Server1, Server2 and Server3 as as good as it gets here!

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    Got 3 servers? Ought to name 'em 'Bulbasaur', 'Charmander' and 'Squirtle'

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    We have four to be honest, but I dont think the LA would be impressed if I renamed their server to Pikachu!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fairm010 View Post
    We have four to be honest, but I dont think the LA would be impressed if I renamed their server to Pikachu!
    Ah, if it's their server, best to leave it be.

    I've always named computers/servers/APs after psychotic robots.

    Skynet, HAL-9000, TX-1000 [and over terminators], GLaDOS...


    I also, unsucessfully, tried to get every error message on HAL-9000 to read "I'm sorry, $username. I can't let you do that."
    Last edited by X-13; 25th September 2012 at 01:27 PM.

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    The last lot I named were, Diamond, Ruby, Gemstone, Amethyst, Sapphire and one other that I can't remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by unixman_again View Post
    Mine is called localhost.
    Just spent a good 5 minutes laughing at what could actually happen

    "I can ping it, but why arent my shares showing?????"

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    Work ones are Mercury & Venus - we're cutting down to one 'big' server however, that's been conveniently named Jupiter . I've already decided that if I ever get to deal with a servers on my own, I'll be using Star Wars references!

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    my routers at home are called 'Internet Elders' and 'Renholm Industries'

    In process of renaming servers and pcs at home.

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    What about things like WiFi names? Mine is named Pretty Fly for a WiFi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    What about things like WiFi names? Mine is named Pretty Fly for a WiFi.
    I have spent way to long with Cisco gear, mine is called 'Interface'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    I've always named computers/servers/APs after psychotic robots.
    Might I recommend Bender as a future device name?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    What about things like WiFi names? Mine is named Pretty Fly for a WiFi.
    So is mine.

    My mum thought it was hilarious.


    Quote Originally Posted by Rawns View Post
    Might I recommend Bender as a future device name?
    You may, and indeed have.


    I may look into renaming my Galaxy S... It's an android, close enough.


    Le EDIT: Galaxy S is now "Bender of Robonia" on bluetooth.

    Le EDIT the second, ESQ: Now "Bender of Robonia" on google play.

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    Mine are solely functional but becoming ever more cryptic as I try to get the role, version and number of servers into the NETBIOS character limit (never liked going over it for whatever reason)

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