not typing in www

Vinny Abello vinny at
Fri Jun 24 16:40:34 UTC 2005

At 09:51 AM 6/23/2005, scedarst wrote:
>Could anyone tell me what entry i need to put in my dns so my users
>dont have to type www?  They want to type instead of

There are many ways you can do this:               IN      A


@                       IN      A


                         IN      A

That last one will only carry down the previous record so be sure you 
put it at the beginning of your zone so it carries down from 
the SOA record defined in the beginning. The first two you can put 
anywhere in the zone file.

Do not use a CNAME for the record type as I've seen it cause some 
weird issues for the domain in general when people do this.

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