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Re: Beyond DNS...

  • From: Dean Anderson
  • Date: Thu Jun 04 18:17:49 1998

>> I think you have something else messed up.  That message should only come
>> out when you have a CNAME record that points to another CNAME. Check that
>> you put the trailing dot in.
>
>There are a few different messages:
>
>"%s has CNAME and other data (invalid)" (bind-8.1.2/src/bin/named/db_update.c)
>"dangling CNAME pointer" (bind-8.1.2/src/bin/named/ns_resp.c)
>
>-Phil

Ahh. I see.  According to Chris Cappuccio this has been turned off in bind
8, and is apparently non-standard behavior.  We are in fact running bind
4.9.3.  Sorry for the confusion.

But you can still have multiple A records, which does the failover part
that the original poster wanted.

		--Dean


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