[dns-operations] NS records pointing to names with CNAME records
vixie at isc.org
Fri Jun 26 03:14:32 UTC 2009
> Date: 25 Jun 2009 20:48:50 +0100
> From: Chris Thompson <cet1 at cam.ac.uk>
> In a message to some of our college COs today, I referred to CNAME chains
> as "(slightly) deprecated". It's time out of mind since anyone reported
> them not working (if reasonably short).
they always work, whether short or not. here's a live example.
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;www.microsoft.com. IN A
;; ANSWER SECTION:
www.microsoft.com. 3600 IN CNAME toggle.www.ms.akadns.net.
toggle.www.ms.akadns.net. 300 IN CNAME g.www.ms.akadns.net.
g.www.ms.akadns.net. 300 IN CNAME lb1.www.ms.akadns.net.
lb1.www.ms.akadns.net. 300 IN A 188.8.131.52
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