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From Martin Barry <ma...@supine.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] [OT] Define a domains DNS entry entirely in terms of another
Date Thu, 19 Apr 2007 01:33:04 GMT
$quoted_author = "John Steel" ;
> 
> I tried this which just gave host not found
> 
> example.net.          IN NS     ns.example.net.
> example.net.          IN NS     ns0.example.net.
> ns.example.net.       IN CNAME  example.com.
> example.net.          IN CNAME  example.com.
> webmail.example.net.  IN CNAME  example.net.
> mail.example.net.     IN CNAME  example.net.
> ftp.example.net.      IN CNAME  example.net.
> www.example.net.      IN CNAME  example.net.
> example.net.          IN MX 10  mail.example.net.

does making these all CNAME to example.com. fix the host not found?

sometimes CNAMEs pointing at CNAMEs which point at A records confuse
resolvers.

this is really a DNS question, best answered on a DNS list. feel free to
contact me off-list if you want some more help...

cheers
marty

-- 
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 all the blank media on the hoof in every major city." - Anthony de Boer

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