DNS TXT record for verification with CNAME
h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Dec 11 15:43:16 UTC 2015
Am 11.12.2015 um 16:34 schrieb Khuu, Linh Contractor:
> oig.ssa.gov. 36000 IN CNAME
the TXT records needs to be added at
> Will there be an error or problem of adding TXT record for
you *can not* have CNAME and others for the same name
> Or TXT record for verification will have to be added on
> both sides?
you can't - the TXT record needs to be on teh right side of the CNAME
because the CNAME is followed for *any* rcord type
so you have two choices:
* replace the CANME oig.ssa.gov with a A-record and add the TXT
* add the TXT for the CNAME destination
[harry at srv-rhsoft:~]$ dig TXT www.rhsoft.net
;; ANSWER SECTION:
www.rhsoft.net. 3600 IN CNAME proxy.thelounge.net.
proxy.thelounge.net. 3600 IN TXT "v=spf1 a
ip4:10.0.0.0/24 ip4:184.108.40.206 -all"
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