[dns-operations] Curious use of cname

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Thu Aug 7 03:22:37 UTC 2014

In message <201408061907.32371.m3047 at m3047.net>, Fred Morris writes:
> The grain of sand that causes this pearl is that TLDs won't just publish the 
> CNAME without delegation.
> That is all...

Even if they do allow publishing CNAMEs it doesn't solve the issue
for many as what they really want is "_http._tcp SRV 0 0 0 server"
to be supported rather than "CNAME server" as it is not just the
SOA and NS records which clash.  They want to have other records +
redirection for HTTP/HTTPS.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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