[Pdns-users] CNAME Question
BBourdage at techpro.com
Fri Jul 9 08:22:34 UTC 2004
I understand. Thank you Bert. I love the product, we plan to go live in
a couple of days, we only have about 600 domains, (3000 records).
From: bert hubert [mailto:ahu at ds9a.nl]
Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 3:19 AM
To: Barry Bourdage
Cc: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] CNAME Question
On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 03:17:24AM -0500, Barry Bourdage wrote:
> I only have 1 IP address for the virtual domains, I then use host
> headers to distinguish the correct domain. How do I do that with only
> one A record.
That just works, Barry, try it. You keep having different host names,
they just point (via CNAME) to the same A record.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bert hubert [mailto:ahu at ds9a.nl]
> Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 2:49 AM
> To: Barry Bourdage
> Cc: pdns-users at mailman.powerdns.com
> Subject: Re: [Pdns-users] CNAME Question
> On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 01:48:31AM -0500, Barry Bourdage wrote:
> > Thank you Bert,
> > I had never checked into it, My Microsoft DNS server had been doing
> > this for about 4 years and never complained, it seemed to have
> > worked
> > well, Unusuall for Microsoft not to follow a standard.
> Hehe. I bet they just ignored that record.
> > What recommendations do you have for my situation. I virtual host
> > most of the websites, and therefore cannot have more than 1 A record
> > for that IP address, that is why I was using the CNAME. I was trying
> > to make it so when the user went to xxxxxx.com, without the www, it
> > would resolve the correct web server.
> The trick is to do it the other way, give xxx.com an A record and
> CNAME www.xxx.com to it.
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