cname quick question
erik at primedata.org
Wed Mar 7 04:44:01 UTC 2001
Yes it will, and it has, and you should at least *try it*, before thinking
Try creating a "com" domain, and putting a CNAME it for "foo.com". Then
tell netsol to go your server for foo.com.
foo.com IN CNAME www.yahoo.com
The CNAME will be followed - and will work - despite various whinings to the
It's a lousy solution - but there is no question that it works.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Danny Mayer" <mayer at gis.net>
To: "Erik Aronesty" <erik at primedata.org>; "glen herrmannsfeldt"
<gah at ugcs.caltech.edu>
Cc: <bind-users at isc.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 11:32 PM
Subject: Re: cname quick question
> At 11:03 PM 3/6/01, Erik Aronesty wrote:
> >Dear Clueless,
> >You don't need anyone's "permission" to put a "com" domain in your
> >authoritative-only named.conf and to put a CNAME in it. It will work
> >fine as a CNAME on a "foo.com" domain name.
> > - Erik
> I don't know who you are calling clueless, but what you said is
> Yes, you can put a CNAME into your own zone files. The problem is that it
> work just fine on your domain name when other DNS servers request
> the domain. This has been explained to you over and over again and you
> get it.
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