CNAME only zone?

/dev/rob0 rob0 at
Fri Dec 9 17:41:06 UTC 2011

On Friday 09 December 2011 10:25:36 Lightner, Jeff wrote:
> Is it possible to create a zone file that only contains a CNAME?

As already answered, no.

> The request I got is to create a CNAME to point to

You can ask your registrar if they can/will do this in the parent 
"com." zone. I have seen ugliness of this type from either Network 
Solutions or before, not sure which.

> We own – is something external
> that we don’t own.

Do note that hostedbywebtstore is not the same as hostedbywebstore; 
we're sticklers for precise spelling.

Also note that other workarounds will solve the same problem in a 
better way.
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