BIND question

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Thu Apr 12 16:11:06 UTC 2018

On 12.04.18 08:29, Mark Andrews wrote:
>The domain system provides such a feature using the canonical name
>(CNAME) RR.  A CNAME RR identifies its owner name as an alias, and
>specifies the corresponding canonical name in the RDATA section of the
>RR.  If a CNAME RR is present at a node, no other data should be
>present; this ensures that the data for a canonical name and its aliases
>cannot be different.  This rule also insures that a cached CNAME can be
>used without checking with an authoritative server for other RR types.
>Now go complain to the WC3 for not adding support for SRV to the protocol

you apparently mean W3C :-)

>or for defining a RR which points to a HTTP(S) server like MX points to
>a server for SMTP.

it was not apparently needed.
but maybe we would need defining RNAME that could recitect only one
given type of record, e.g.

@ IN RNAME A webhosting.example
   IN RNAME MX mailhosting.example

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