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I have a VPN server which I have to configure in the next few days. One question that is tormenting me is which host name should I give it for public DNS resolution.

Will it be secure if I choose something as, or the "vpn" part will become a nice atractive catch for script kiddies out there?


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If your security is predicated on an obscure name, then you have none. – Paul Jun 22 '12 at 13:50
@paul Security through obscurity is bad to rely on, but that doesn't mean that obscurity doesn't help. – Darth Android Jun 22 '12 at 14:22

It is better to choose a name that reflects the purpose and content of the server.

Choosing "vpn" as a name will not affect security (See "security through obscurity").

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