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Re: mail.yahoo.com, "missing A records" and squid proxy
On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 10:12:56AM -0500, Jim Mercer wrote: > > poking in the DNS, i find: > > Name: login.yahoo.akadns.net > Addresses: 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11 > Aliases: mail.yahoo.com, login.yahoo.com > > so, mail.yahoo.com isn't an A record, but a CNAME pointing to something > at akadns. > > we are thinking there might be some issue with some dynamic nature of yahoo's > dns. > > are we barking up the right tree? Possibly. According to the RFCs that's a perfectly valid configuration, but according to some pedantic anal retentives (hi, Greg!) it's not. If one of those PARs wrote Squid, that could be your issue. Fortunately, you have the source; check for yourself, and fix it if it's true.