[Pdns-users] Re: CNAME/Wildcard problem - why you should care.

Benny Amorsen benny+usenet at amorsen.dk
Fri Aug 3 08:52:22 UTC 2007

>>>>> "AS" == Augie Schwer <augie.schwer at gmail.com> writes:

AS> On 8/1/07, Chris Seufert <chris at shopa.com.au> wrote:
>> Does this problem come into play when the client who is trying to
>> resolve the domain name is sitting on a IPv6 network, or does it
>> have the potential to happen with any IPv6 aware resolver. (ie has
>> IPv4 address, but is IPv6 capable).

AS> It happens any time a resolver makes a request for a resource
AS> record (AAAA, CNAME, etc.) that does not exist on a query domain
AS> (secure.example.com), and there is a wild card that points to a

Is there really a sane solution to this? I can see the same problem
turning up for SRV records as well. Or MX records.

Wildcard CNAME's are crazy.


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