[dns-operations] DNAME with LHS matching zone apex
mailvortex at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 22:32:30 UTC 2012
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com> wrote:
>> www.google.com. SOA dc1.example.com. ...
>> www.google.com. DNAME nosslsearch.google.com.
> If that works for him, then Windows Server 2008 isn't doing DNAME.
I suspect this is an accident of Microsoft's implementation, and not
intended behavior, although I don't really know.
> You're quite right. And it is explicit in the DNAME substitution
> algorithm, but see
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-dnsext-rfc2672bis-dname-25 to
> see if it's clearer.
Ah, thanks. That does seem to trounce on this pretty soundly. In
particular, "a DNAME RR redirects DNS names subordinate to its owner
name; the owner name of a DNAME is not redirected itself. " (section
Thanks again, and to Mr. David Conrad, for the speedy responses.
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