"can't find bounty.org: Non-existent host/domain"
barmar at genuity.net
Thu Oct 4 21:49:39 UTC 2001
In article <9pihfn$qas at pub3.rc.vix.com>, Petro <petro at bounty.org> wrote:
> If one does a lookup for "www.bounty.org", one gets the appropriate ip
>(it's a cname to lists.bounty.org). If one is sending mail to
>petro at bounty.org, it gets delivered (indicating to me that the MX record
>is working properly). However if one just does a lookup on "bounty.org"
>using (the now deprecated, I understand) nslookup one gets "can't find
>bounty.org: Non-existent host/domain". If one uses dig, you get:
Both nslookup and dig default to querying for A records, and you don't have
any A records for bounty.org.
>bounty.org. 1w cname lists
This line is invalid. A name cannot have records of its own and also be an
alias. If you want to provide an address for bounty.org, use an A record.
Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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