[Pdns-users] CNAME pointing to URL forwarding record
leen at consolejunkie.net
Thu Mar 31 09:32:07 UTC 2011
On 03/31/2011 09:18 AM, Anthony Eden wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 2:28 PM, Stefan Schmidt <zaphodb at zaphods.net
> <mailto:zaphodb at zaphods.net>> wrote:
> Hi Anthony,
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Anthony Eden
> <anthonyeden at gmail.com <mailto:anthonyeden at gmail.com>> wrote:
> When I point a CNAME record to a URL forwarding record
> PowerDNS returns a SERVFAIL for the CNAME query when I go
> through a resolver. If I dig directly against the
> authoritative server it works just fine. Any suggestions on
> how I can fix this, other than just replacing the CNAME with
> another URL
Actually, if you use dig and pay really close attention you should see
you request www.wemakednssimple.com <http://www.sunnybliss.com>
But it returns wemakednssimple.com. without the www. Which is wrong. A
recursor will recognise this and just ignore that part of the answer
(there is nothing else in the answer so you get nothing).
I don't know what the cause is, but this is the result and why it
> forwarding record?
> Please tell us what you dig for and which server - presumably
> yours - you are asking.
> As there is no such thing as a "URL forwarding record" in DNS in
> general, is it safe to assume that you mean a "URL" fancy record
> type such as in http://doc.powerdns.com/fancy-records.html ?
> Working: dig @ns1.dnsimple.com <http://ns1.dnsimple.com>
> www.wemakednssimple.com <http://www.sunnybliss.com>
> Not working: dig @22.214.171.124 <http://126.96.36.199> www.wemakednssimple.com
> And yes, by URL forwarding record I mean the URL fancy record type as
> described in the PowerDNS documentation.
> Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
> Anthony Eden
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