Refer single machine in local DNS server to outside name resoluton?

Cricket Liu cricket at
Wed Oct 9 03:39:45 UTC 2002

> I have actually tried. I have put the following:
>            IN     CNAME
>            IN     A
> I have tried this both in the p-mydomain masterfile and the 
> s-otherdomain slave file for lookups.

You can't add those two records:  They're mutually exclusive.  The
first says that is an alias; the second makes it
a canonical domain name.  Choose one or the other.

> In my resolv.conf file I have
> domain
> search

Likewise, the resolv.conf file's domain and search directives are
mutually exclusive.


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