wildcards and A records
Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Fri Oct 29 00:14:13 UTC 2004
> In article <clm42v$1nv3$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
> stromboli2 at hotpop.com (Stromboli) wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have a simple question, I understand you can't use regular
> > expressions in A records but you can use wildcards. If I put a record
> > like this:
> > image*.mydomain.com A myip
> > if I user types images.mydomain.com or imagenes.mydomain.com will be
> > redirected to myip? or I just can a wilcard like *.mydomain.com (it's
> > the only type I've seen in the examples I looked)
> > Is there any related problems if you use something like
> > image*.mydomain.com
> The DNS specification only covers a wildcard when it's used all alone in
> the leftmost label, e.g. *.mydomain.com.
> With BIND 8 I've successfully used name.*.domain.com. I don't know if
> it still works in BIND 9.
This is a bug which will be fixed.
> I don't think any version of BIND supports name*.mydomain.com.
> Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
> Arlington, MA
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