I can't resolve one domain: nhs.uk

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 13:33:54 UTC 2011

On Fri, 17 Jun 2011 13:01:00 +0100
Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:

> On 17/06/11 12:10, Andrew Benton wrote:
> >
> > And it works well for every domain on the internet. Except for
> > www.nhs.uk - I can't resolve nhs.uk
> www.nhs.uk is, currently, a CNAME to
> www.prod.nhs.uk.akadns.net
> You might be suffering from the bind 9.8 CNAME issue. See the recent, 
> repeated discussions in the archives, including a link to a quick 
> one-line patch you can apply to see if it fixes it.

Do you mean this patch?


I've just tried it and it made no difference. I'm not convinced of this
CNAME hypothesis. Could you point me towards the threads where it is
discussed? I'm new here.


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