ddns: how to set a CNAME entry?

Alan Clegg aclegg at isc.org
Thu Feb 25 13:54:35 UTC 2010

Harald Dunkel wrote:

> Is there some trick to add a CNAME record for ddns (interim
> style)? The man page doesn't mention CNAME at all, AFAICS.

It's "just another RR"... I'm not sure how DHCP would be adding this
record.  Can you provide a description of what you are trying to do exactly?

> According to the man page bind's nsupdate allows setting a
> Any helpful comment would be highly appreciated.

nsupdate allows it like any other RR:

> update add foo.bar.com 3600 IN CNAME other.host.com
> send


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