[Pdns-users] Cname in main record makes other fails

Marc Haber mh+pdns-users at zugschlus.de
Tue Jul 31 14:25:12 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 11:18:55AM -0300, Fernando Morgenstern wrote:
> I had a strange issue with a domain yesterday ( let's call it
> example.org ). The main record "example.org" had a CNAME to another
> domain. Although this record was working it was causing others to
> fail.
> Example: TXT, SPF and MX records were defined but pdns was not serving them.

That is an error. bind would not have even loaded the zone file in
this case. You cannot have a CNAME and other records. A CNAME is an
alias, it redirects _all_ queries for the domain name to the target of
the CNAME.


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