CNAME only zone?

Ken Peng shorttag at
Sun Dec 11 00:37:34 UTC 2011

2011/12/11 Barry Margolin <barmar at>:

> If CloudFlare is similar to Akamai's solution, recursive servers never
> see the CNAME record.  Instead, when the auth server receives the query
> for the A record of the apex, it performs its own query for the CNAME,
> and returns the result of this.

That hears interesting.
But if the remote auth server for the CNAME has multi-views, and
return different IPs based on the different clients, then this
solution maybe not work as expected.


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