Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Fri Jul 1 00:58:29 UTC 2011

In message <BANLkTim=MAAu1y+XH7yziBMRZNvx30zzFQ at mail.gmail.com>, "Jon F." write
> I have a similar set up to that and it works. Have you checked the logs to
> make sure the zone properly loaded? I'm assuming the zone data you posted
> below is from the example.us zone but your first question makes it sound
> like you put it in a seperate zone. That would explain the SERVFAIL if the
> zone data never loaded but the server was authoritative. It does need to be
> in the .us.
> example.com.           60      IN      DNAME   example.net.
> test.example.com.     60      IN      CNAME   test.example.net.
> test.example.net.       60      IN      A
> And that's with zone data like this:
> example.com.  IN NS ns1.example.net.
> example.com.   IN NS ns2.example.net.
> example.com.  IN A
> example.com. IN DNAME example.net.
> Truthfully I haven't looked at DNAME's in a long time so I'm unsure how to
> do it fully for a domain without adding an A record as well. But what your
> doing works, it's just not very pretty. Someone may have a better way.

There is an outstanding proposals for BNAME.  This would be added
to the parent zone instead of NS records and would synthesis CNAMEs
records for the domain and its children.

This has got bogged down in IETF politics over how to fix idn rather
that be allowed to stand on its own merits.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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