[Pdns-users] CNAME extra balast for DNS server ?

Ben Kennedy ben at zygoat.ca
Wed Aug 25 14:22:14 UTC 2004

On 25 8 2004 at 4:14 am -0400, Roeland Buisman wrote:

>domeinnaam.nl MX mail.axess.nl

I thought that strictly speaking, MX records had to point to CNAMEs (in
your example mail.axess.nl is an A record).

>My question here is: Can this give any problems with the load on the DNS
>server ( 7000 domains), or any other problems? Or is there a better way
>? ( we donĀ“t want our customers to have to change all there settings. )

I guess that would depend on the TTL's.


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