getting CNAME to work for www.domain.com equals domain.com on http line
d.thomas at its.uq.edu.au
Tue Mar 11 05:42:31 UTC 2008
On 11/03/2008, at 3:18 PM, Chris Buxton wrote:
> If you want both "domain" and "www.domain" to work in the browser,
> then either create two A records (one for each) or make "www.domain"
> an alias (a CNAME record) of "domain".
there is a difference between these approaches, which makes me favour
the first even though it is slightly harder..
I'm not sure there's any practical consequence from the second
but having www as a CNAME means www inherits all the records for the
domain itself, including SOA, NS records and perhaps MX, etc
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