Allowing resolution of off-server CNAMEs

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Sat Jul 9 10:17:57 UTC 2011

On 07/08/2011 05:11 PM, Joseph S D Yao wrote:
> It should be possible to set up an authoritative-only name server so
> that it does not recurse for anyone [except perhaps itself], but still
> allow someone to get a full resolution of a name whose canonical name is
> elsewhere.  IMHBUCO.


The recursive resolver that is querying the authoritative will follow 
the CNAME anyway, since you're not authoritative for it.

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