I can't resolve one domain: nhs.uk

Phil Mayers p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk
Tue Jun 21 07:59:59 UTC 2011

On 06/21/2011 12:59 AM, Kevin Darcy wrote:
> On 6/17/2011 8:01 AM, Phil Mayers 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.

> I know this is a moot point now (since Andrew eventually discovered
> that upgrading his Netgear router's firmware fixed the problem), but
> it was obvious from the first post of the thread that it was *not* a
> CNAME issue, since Andrew was having problems resolving an A record
> for even the name "nhs.uk":

Doh! Quite right. My apologies for confusing matters. I seem to be 
CNAME-bug trigger-happy ;o)

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