CNAME as an alias to a TXT record
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Nov 6 17:36:03 UTC 2019
In article <mailman.97.1572899428.733.bind-users at lists.isc.org>,
Computerisms Corporation <bob at computerisms.ca> wrote:
> I am wondering if it is possible to create a CNAME in one zone to
> resolve as a TXT record in another zone. Can't find anything that says
> it will work, but can't find any thing that says it won't, either.
CNAME isn't type-specific. It simply makes one name an alias for another
name. If the target name has a TXT record, then you'll get that when you
look up TXT for the CNAME.
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