cname quick question
jim at rfc1035.com
Thu Mar 8 00:06:59 UTC 2001
>>>>> "Brad" == Brad Knowles <brad.knowles at skynet.be> writes:
Brad> Sure there is. The primary thing I've seen people
Brad> trying to use CNAMEs for is when they have an old name that
Brad> they want to ensure still works, but they don't want to
Brad> maintain all that separate data, so they want to alias it to
Brad> the new domain name that they want to create.
The new DNAME record does this, though it probably should be used for
a definite period of time - say for a migration project - rather than
as a permanent fixture to some (old) domain name.
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