What is an AA record?
alanlee at bugpond.net
Tue Mar 27 21:31:15 UTC 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Darcy" <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com>
To: <comp-protocols-dns-bind at moderators.isc.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 4:44 AM
Subject: Re: What is an AA record?
> kdt at cix.compulink.co.uk wrote:
> > > kdt at cix.compulink.co.uk wrote:
> > >
> > > > I've tried to find the answer to this in various FAQs but have been
> > > > unsuccessful. What is an AA record?
> > >
> > > An AA record? Sounds like a DNS record type in serious need of a
> > > program :-)
> > >
> > > But seriously, I think you mean AAAA record. That should help you find
> > > what you need.
> > Thanks - I thought I was going mad but you guys have confirmed that I am
> > not. We were having trouble sending Email to another ISP. The support at
> > the other ISP said it was because one of our servers didn't have AA
> > records in its DNS servers. I can now ask them what they are talking
> > without fear of looking stupid :-)
> Could they have possibly been referring to the AA (Authoritative
> Answer) *flag*???
> That doesn't make a lot of sense either, but to the clueless (as these
> seem to be), all things are possible...
> - Kevin
Maybe they were saying 'You dont have AN A record in your DNS'?
....... Maybe the other end's english isn't the best, and droped the N?
Just an idea...
Regards, Alan Lee
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