Multiple A Records - Followup Question

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Sun Oct 2 12:59:38 UTC 2016

Am 02.10.2016 um 13:57 schrieb Tim Daneliuk:
> My earlier question was whether one host could have more than one
> A record.  But say, I want to to this as follows:
> test    A
> test    A
> test    A
> Is this legit?

surely - guess how dns-round-robin load balancing works :-)

> IOW, can a given *IP* appear in more than one A record? I realize
> that this does have the problem that the reverses would resolve to hostX not
> test

on IP should only have on PTR - period

avoid anything else than PTR/A-matching if the machine is supposed to 
send outbound mail

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