cname quick question

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Wed Mar 7 22:43:06 UTC 2001

Brad Knowles wrote:

> At 12:01 PM -0700 3/7/01, Cricket Liu wrote:
> >  I could bring this up as a possible service the Registry could offer.
> >  Are there any technical objections to it that I haven't thought of?
>         Well, doing so would certainly break MX records, because BINDv9
> no longer tolerates in any way, shape, or form the pointing of MXes
> at CNAMEs.

This would be, effectively, a CNAME pointed at an MX, not the other way
around. It should work fine.

- Kevin

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