Limit of CNAME records for a zone

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Wed Jan 8 19:29:32 UTC 2003

Miguel A. Paramio wrote:

>My question is that if there is a limit in the number of CNAME that
>you can configure for a particular zone. For instance, I have one A
>record and 20 CNAME for that record. Is a problem at all ???
Nope, not a problem. In fact, it can't even cause any UDP packet 
overflow problems because there is no DNS query which amounts to "tell 
me all of the CNAMEs which point at canonical name X".

                - Kevin

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