Help for something that *must* be easy

Kerry Thompson kerry at
Tue Nov 2 20:50:34 UTC 2004

Rick Bruner said:
> I'm the first to admit that I am clueless on some aspects of DNS
> configuration, and I just can't figure something out.  Our domain
> is '', and I want any web requests for that to go
> to our primary web page ''.  This should be
> easy, but I just can't make it work.  What am I missing?

I expect you've been trying to create a CNAME record for like:  IN CNAME

which won't work for a number of reasons. You need to create an Address
record: IN A

Its the only way to do what you want.


Kerry Thompson
IT Security Consultant

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