[dnsdist] SpoofCNAMEAction in front of resolvers

F Even smoochy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 09:17:28 UTC 2023

On Thu, Oct 12, 2023 at 10:43 PM F Even <smoochy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm attempting to use the SpoofCNAMEAction in front of a group of
> resolvers for handing back a different result to clients.  The local
> system recursors do not seem to know what to do just getting back the
> CNAME (as it seems to basically be handing back an authoritative CNAME
> response and not sending the request on to the resolvers).
> Is there some way that this can be setup so the client knows to follow
> the CNAME chain?
> Thanks,
> Frank Even

I have found some older list responses that seem to indicate this is
not possible and that I would essentially have to hit dnsdist w/ a
recursive client to ensure the CNAME gets followed.  Sorry to bother
if that is still the case.


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