Kevin Darcy kcd at
Thu Jan 29 22:36:45 UTC 2004

Michele Chubirka 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?
They're independent of each other. If one times out before the other, 
it'll need to be refetched for the next query.

- Kevin

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