CNAME as an alias to a TXT record

Computerisms Corporation bob at
Mon Nov 4 20:38:53 UTC 2019

Hi Reindl,

Thanks for your response.

> no matter which record type a CNAME will match and that is the simple
> reason that you can't have A/MX records with the same name
> MX mail.example-com

yes, I understand that I can't have them in the same zone (ie in the 
same domain name).  but not trying that here.  I want the CNAME for to point to a TXT record at

> in both cases you need to chose because a CNAME with the same NAME is a
> conflicting configuration which is not possible or redundant which don't
> make sense
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