cname quick question

Jim Reid jim at
Thu Mar 8 15:17:38 UTC 2001

>>>>> "Brad" == Brad Knowles <brad.knowles at> writes:

    >> I don't think so. If the applications query a BIND9 server,
    >> DNAME just works:

    Brad> 	That's weird.  I tried to replicate your example (so
    Brad> that I could then see what a BIND 8 caching nameserver would
    Brad> do when asked a related question), and I couldn't see the
    Brad> dname records at all:

I didn't tell you where the the DNAME'd zone was. :-) It's
on my laptop which lives at today. It'd be interesting to
see what happens when your BIND8 server queries the BIND9 server on my

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