Adding CNAME for the root domain issue
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Apr 27 14:23:19 UTC 2016
In article <mailman.622.1461765413.73610.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
"John Levine" <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> Assuming you mean this (notice the dots):
> Domain.com. CNAME x.y.com.
> www CNAME x.y.com.
> 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.
The problem isn't with names *below* the CNAME, it's with other records
with the same name as the CNAME. In particular, the SOA record for
You would only be able to do this if you could put the CNAME record in
the parent domain, instead of delegating domain.com to your own server.
But do any domain registrars support that option?
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