CNAME as an alias to a TXT record
Matus UHLAR - fantomas
uhlar at fantomas.sk
Wed Nov 6 08:48:34 UTC 2019
On 04.11.19 12:30, Computerisms Corporation wrote:
>I am wondering if it is possible to create a CNAME in one zone to
>resolve as a TXT record in another zone.
CNAME will not resolve as a TXT.
CNAME will make ALL types queries for original query being resolved as the
> Can't find anything that
>says it will work, but can't find any thing that says it won't,
>For example, I have added in the zone file for dom1:
>_acme-challenge CNAME _acme-challenge.dom2.com.
>and then in zone file for dom2:
>_acme-challenge TXT "thisismytextvalue"
>Then, and more or less as expected, the following dig command fails to
>return a record.
>dig -t TXT _acme-challenge.dom1.com
is is supposed to work this way. If it doesn't, you have an error somewhere.
Are you sure that there's no other _acme-challenge.dom1.com record than the
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