Can NS record point to CNAME record ?
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Jun 21 18:43:02 UTC 2005
On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 02:13:55PM -0400,
Slawomir Orlowski (CYMPAK) <sorlowski at cympak.com> wrote
a message of 18 lines which said:
> So can I do that:
> @ IN NS ns1.mydomain.com.
No, the right hand side of a NS (or a MX) cannot be an alias. It has
to be the canonical name. Your setup may work but break in mysterious
ways with some resolvers.
@ IN NS ns1.mydomain.com.
diamond IN A 184.108.40.206
ns1 IN A 220.127.116.11
www IN CNAME diamond
(or "diamond IN CNAME ns1")
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