[Pdns-users] Fancy-records and urlredirector
Steven J. Sobol
sjsobol at JustThe.net
Thu Jun 12 12:31:15 UTC 2003
On Thu, 12 Jun 2003, A/S ScanNet - Dan Faerch wrote:
> > fancy records sound alots like a fancy form of cname. interesting
> > feature.
> Well.. Very fancy cname maybe ;).. But the importent difference is that you
> have the "content" field free to hold the information about url's, instead
> of holding an IP or the "Just" a domainname.. Its get's the ip for the
> a-record from the config, and thus leaving the content field free to do eg:
> www.test.com - URL -
> and then having the redirector-webserver forward the user to that excact
People expecting other DNS resolvers to work with this completely
proprietary, non-standard DNS RR will be very disappointed. Whose idea was
this? Are they trying to break things?
DNS is not equipped to serve URIs/URLs.
Steven J. Sobol, Geek In Charge, JustThe.net
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