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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: Manual DNS entries
Date Tue, 30 Oct 2012 18:19:05 GMT
DNSMASQ is not authoritative for the entire domain. It is only replies for
the hosts it knows about (the ip addresses it has assigned using DHCP).
All others should get sent to the upstream DNS server.

On 10/30/12 3:30 AM, "Fuchs, Andreas (SwissTXT)"
<> wrote:

>But then they have to be in a different domain? As I assume the DNS will
>not forward requests for the "DHCP" domain as he is authoritative.
>What we would like to have is something like
>cloudStackInstanceName	A
>userEnteredInstanceName	CNAME	cloudInstanceName
>additionalServiceName	CNAME	userEnteredInstanceName
>			PTR		cloudStackInstanceName
>All this in the same domain as example
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Chiradeep Vittal []
>Sent: Montag, 29. Oktober 2012 19:18
>To: CloudStack Users
>Subject: Re: Manual DNS entries
>The DNS resolver is dnsmasq and is configured as a forwarder, except for
>the DHCP-configured hosts.
>So I guess you could update your authoritative DNS server with the CNAME?
>On 10/29/12 3:20 AM, "Fuchs, Andreas (SwissTXT)"
><> wrote:
>>We are curently in a CloudStack POC and are facing some general
>>One is, is it possible to add manual entries to the CS integrated DNS
>>in an advanced network config environment.
>>What we see and understand so far is that:
>>- an A record is made for the user entered instance name
>>- an PTR is created for this name
>>- those entries are not changed when the instance name is changed
>>- those entries are not removed when the instance is deleted (we hope
>>this get's fixed in a future release)
>>The question now: is it possible to add manual CNAME entries to the DNS?
>>In the GUI? Via an API?
>>If this is not possible, is there a way to bring this in as a feature
>>request somehow?

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