[Pdns-users] CNAME / MX for @

Erik Weber twiztar at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 06:53:30 UTC 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 5:54 AM, Mouncif Benniane <mouncifbb at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am running pdns Version: 2.9.22-3 on ubuntu 10.0.4 with mysql backend
> (poweradmin gui). I am trying to understand the following situation
> I set:  @domain.com CNAME www1.externaldomain.com
> Resolution works!
> as soon I set: domain.com MX 10 mail.externaldomain.com
> this doesn't work and returns: www1.externaldomain.com instead of
> mail.externaldomain.com

Yeah, that's how it's supposed to work. Read
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CNAME_record, specifically the
'Restrictions' part.


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