[Pdns-users] CNAME record to an external domain

bert hubert bert.hubert at netherlabs.nl
Mon Sep 3 18:34:00 UTC 2007

On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 08:22:53PM +0200, Marko Kobal wrote:
> Hi,
> I'll be even more specific, as the problem is even more interesting.
> We are talking about my dns server dns1.arctur.si (MASTER)
> 1) I have domain tehnodrvo.hr with external CNAME record:
> tehnodrvo.hr 	CNAME 	tehnodrvo.dyndns.org

This is not allowed. The CNAME actually means 'tehnodrvo.hr' *IS*

This is a restriction caused by how DNS works, it is not related to
PowerDNS. Other nameservers disallow 'CNAME and other' data for a single

Your problems probably flow from this mistake.


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