[CentOS] OT DNS Question

Fri May 16 01:19:49 UTC 2008
Clint Dilks <clintd at scms.waikato.ac.nz>

Clint Dilks wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I am currently reviewing the DNS records for the organization I work 
> for and have one area I would like other peoples thoughts on.  Would 
> there ever be a situation where you need to have multiple A records 
> pointing to the same IP Address?
> Currently we have a small number of cases where one IP Address has 
> multiple A Records.  This  seems like a bad idea to me and I would 
> replace these records with cnames.  But I am meeting  resistance to 
> this.  As far as I can think right now if you have one correctly 
> configured A record with a matching reverse entry and then use cnames 
> there shouldn't be any cases where you must add a second A record.  Or 
> am I missing something ?
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Thanks for the responses :)  Much appreciated