Adding CNAME for the root domain issue

John Levine johnl at
Wed Apr 27 13:56:27 UTC 2016

Assuming you mean this (notice the dots):  CNAME
 www     CNAME

it should work.  Some people believe that you can't have other records
at names below a name with a CNAME, but they are mistaken.

On the other hand, this will not work. CNAME MX 10 server.somewhere

To make this work, you need Stephane's hack of copying the A and AAAA records.


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