Wildcard CNAME record?

Oliver Peter lists at peter.de.com
Wed Jan 16 15:20:38 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 02:57:48PM +0000, Baird, Josh wrote:
> Is it acceptable to have a wildcard CNAME?  Example:
> *             IN           CNAME                somewhere.com.
> Or, would it be advised to only use wildcard 'A' records?

Not valid since there should be SOA and NS records for somewhere.com,
the CNAME would conflict with them.

This should be OK:

*             IN           CNAME                sub.somewhere.com.


Oliver PETER       oliver at opdns.de       0x456D688F
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