Recursion issue

Manson, John John.Manson at
Thu Mar 28 14:56:58 UTC 2013

My external authoritative dns does not allow recursion.
We have vanity names like
When we add an entry like:<>   CNAME<>
it fails because of the recursion statement even though the external dns is authoritative for
Anyone know of a way to modify the recursion behavior since is already in the outhouse-view along with the vanity .gov names.?
Currently we have to use A records with the<> IP.
Web staff and others would like to see the House server name displayed in the browser url bar and in dig results.


John Manson
CAO/HIR/NAF Data-Communications | U.S. House of Representatives | Washington, DC 20515
Desk: 202-226-4244 | TCC: 202-226-6430 | john.manson at<mailto:john.manson at>

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