Multiple CNAMEs - howto?
Hans den Otter
HansdenOtter at hotmail.com
Fri Oct 27 15:00:53 UTC 2006
> However, if a machine changes it's IP address, I then have to remember
> to edit 2 records (and because my zones file's in alphabetical order,
> they're at opposite ends of the file.)
> The obvious solution (well obvious to a novice ;) ) would be to do:
> $ORIGIN mailnetwork.co.uk.
> exchange IN CNAME uk1
> exchange IN CNAME uk2
> exchange IN CNAME uk3
Why do you not use MX record's for this ?
exchange IN MX 10 uk1
exchange IN MX 10 uk2
exchange IN MX 10 uk3
Any decent mail tool would use the MX record instead of the A record.
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