A And Cname-record

Warren Kumari warren at kumari.net
Wed Jun 17 21:52:38 UTC 2020

Yup - that’s because you cannot (legally) have a CNAME and any other RR
type at the same name — see
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CNAME_record for an explanation as to why...


On Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 5:44 PM Ejaz Ahmed <mejaz at cyberia.net.sa> wrote:

> when i am trying to add A and CNAME record together  for the same
> subdomain, getting an error as below, you all kind  assistance would be
> highly appreciated thanks in  advance
> my records are as follows in zone
> auotdiscover IN A
> autodiscover IN CNAME autodiscover.acig.com.sa
> ======================================================
> dns_master_load: acig.com.sa.hosts:102: autodiscover.a
> <http://autodiscover.acig.com.sa/>cig.com.sa: CNAME and other data
> zone acig.com.sa/IN: loading from master file acig.com.sa.hosts failed:
> CNAME and other data
> zone acig.com.sa/IN: not loaded due to errors
> ============================================
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I don't think the execution is relevant when it was obviously a bad idea in
the first place.
This is like putting rabid weasels in your pants, and later expressing
regret at having chosen those particular rabid weasels and that pair of
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