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Re: Load balancing/Multiple CNAME's (Was: Re: Beyond DNS...)
In article <35788244.55A2D71@san.rr.com>, Studded <Studded@san.rr.com> wrote: > > For the same reason you can't CNAME a zone's root to something else > > (meaning, if I am setting up the zone map for n.ml.org, I can CNAME > > web.n.ml.org to narnia.n.ml.org, > > Right. > > > but I can't CNAME n.ml.org to > > narnia.n.ml.org, nor can I CNAME n.ml.org to ftp.microsoft.com, or any > > other host), > > Why not? Because you cannot have CNAME RRs along with any other RR, including NS and SOA. DNSSEC RRs are excepted. > Finally, if you plan to disagree with anything in this post, please > quote chapter and verse from the relevant RFC. I've spent a lot of time > studying this topic and am quite sure of my facts. RFC 2181 section 10.1. -- Shields, CrossLink.