CNAME as an alias to a TXT record

Tony Finch dot at
Mon Nov 4 20:44:58 UTC 2019

Computerisms Corporation <bob at> wrote:
> 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

There aren't any gotchas here, what you are trying to do just works.
There was some discussion about it on another list last month

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