Barry Margolin barmar at
Thu Jan 29 22:31:08 UTC 2004

In article <bvbna8$11e$1 at>,
 Michele Chubirka <chubirka at> wrote:

> Does the TTL of the A record which the CNAME points to, override any TTL set
> for a CNAME record? For example, if I set an A record's TTL for 60 seconds,
> but then have a CNAME which points to it with a TTL of 30 seconds, how long
> will the TTL actually be for that CNAME record?

The two records have no effect on each other.  The TTL of the CNAME 
record will be 30 seconds.

Barry Margolin, barmar at
Arlington, MA

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