[nsd-users] CNAME from another zone

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Tue Mar 10 16:06:47 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 16:31, Mohammad H. Al-Shami <mshami at tagorg.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I've been using NSD for about a year now and I love it. But I've been facing something strange for a while now and thought I should share.
> I have a mailman server hosting around 40 mailing lists using different domain names. The thing is, I'd like to use an A record for the primary host name and use CNAME records for the other domains. Lets say my server was lists.domain.tld, and I want to have another host name lists.domain2.tld. Having
> lists.domain2.tld.      3600    IN CNAME       lists.domain.tld.
> Will generate the following error:
> CNAME and other data at the same name
> I've googled for this error but to no avail. any ideas? BTW both domain.tld and domain2.tld are hosted on my server.

You have other RR (including double CNAME) with same owner (ie. name
lists) in the zone file for domain2.tld

But being crypting and trying to hide real names doesn't really help
debugging your problem

Ondřej Surý <ondrej at sury.org>

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