Another nsupdate question?

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Jun 11 22:39:52 UTC 2002

"Cinense, Mark" wrote:

> If I have an A record of:
> www                     IN A
> and CNAME records of:
> w3                      IN CNAME www
> ftp                     IN CNAME www
> ssh                     IN CNAME www
> and I do nsupdate, to change www to a different Canonical name:
> nsupdate
> update delete <> . IN A

(How did that hyperlink automagically appear in your "nsupdate" command,
by the way?)

> update add IN A
> How would I handle the aliases w3, ftp, and ssh?

Assuming that you want them to "follow", you'd delete them and re-add them
pointing to the new canonical name.

- Kevin

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