Re: named: everything working except
On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 01:24:31PM -0400, John R. Ackermann N8UR wrote:
>--On Friday, October 03, 2003 11:11 AM -0500 Rod Rodolico
>>Just set an A record to foo.net
>>The way I do it is probably incorrect (nslint complains) but I set an A
>>record to foo.net and to www.foo.net, then set everything else up as
>>foo.net. IN A 22.214.171.124
>>www.foo.net. IN A 126.96.36.199
>>ftp.foo.net. IN CNAME www.foo.net.
>>mail.foo.net. IN CNAME www.foo.net.
>I had to do something similar for my nameserver, which is foo.com. My
>registrar wouldn't let me register a nameserver that was the same as the
>domain name, so I ended up creating a second A record for ns1.foo.com. I
>understand that in theory you're not supposed to have two A records
>pointing to the same IP address, but it seems to be sometimes unavoidable.
why would you not want multiple A records?
every time a client does a lookup and finds a CNAME
they have to do another query for the A record.
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