CNAME only zone?
JLightner at water.com
Fri Dec 9 16:55:07 UTC 2011
I don't know what you mean by that. Apex of what exactly - my zone file?
I can make a zone file that simply has a CNAME in it with no SOA, serial number etc...?
As noted I do not own the target zone so I can't update any records there.
Can you tell me exactly what the zone file should look like with the CNAME record at the "apex"?
From: bind-users-bounces+jlightner=water.com at lists.isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounces+jlightner=water.com at lists.isc.org] On Behalf Of Phil Mayers
Sent: Friday, December 09, 2011 11:41 AM
To: bind-users at lists.isc.org
Subject: Re: CNAME only zone?
On 09/12/11 16:25, Lightner, Jeff wrote:
> Is it possible to create a zone file that only contains a CNAME?
This comes up a lot, it seems.
No. CNAME conflicts with any other record - including the SOA and NS
records required at the apex.
You will have to put an A record at the apex.
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