[nsd-users] CNAME for domain.tld failing
anandb at ripe.net
Thu Jan 6 21:16:12 UTC 2011
What're you're trying to do is not allowed by the DNS protocol. When you
define a CNAME record for a name, you're aliasing that name to another
name. Since you're aliasing it, you can't also have other data for that
On 06/01/2011 22:01, Bobb Voigt wrote:
> I'm sure this has been documented _somewhere_ but i've been unable to
> find this, and every one i have talked to about has told me they just
> use a wildcard, but this would also break some of my sites.
> I want to point mirrorhosts.com to shared002.accesshost.us, and this
> worked fine in nsd2, but after upgrading to nsd3 i get this error:
> primary/vmp/mirrorhosts.com:15: error: CNAME and other data at the same name
> if i was to use a wildcard such as:
> * IN CNAME shared002.accesshost.us.
> i would be unable to point example.com at shared002.accesshost.us. and
> non explicitly specified names at shared003.accesshost.us
> this is my current zone file for mirrorhosts.com:
> $TTL 3600 ;authoritative data for mirrorhosts.com
> @ IN SOA ns.o-line.net. hostmaster.o-line.net. (
> 2010041401 ;Serial Number: YYYYMMDDxx
> 3600 ;Refresh time
> 600 ;Retry Time
> 3600 ;Time
> 600 ;Minimum TTL
> IN NS ns1.accesshost.us.
> IN NS ns2.accesshost.us.
> IN NS ns3.accesshost.us.
> IN MX 10 shared001.accesshost.us.
> IN CNAME shared002.accesshost.us.
> www IN CNAME shared002.accesshost.us.
> webmail IN CNAME shared001.accesshost.us.
> master IN A 184.108.40.206
> dist001 IN A 220.127.116.11
> dist002 IN A 18.104.22.168
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