[Pdns-users] CNAME pointing to URL forwarding record
anthonyeden at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 09:42:36 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Leen Besselink <leen at consolejunkie.net>wrote:
> 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
> doesn't work.
I wonder if setting skip-cname to yes would solve the problem and if so,
what are the implications of doing so?
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