[CentOS] Split dns issues

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Mon Aug 3 16:33:35 UTC 2009

Jason Pyeron wrote:
> I like the idea about the cname. Can a cname be used as a host for a MX record?

CNAME's can only be used for things that only have an A record.  for 
example, you can't use a CNAME for a domain, which needs a SOA, A, NS, 
MX record.

in general, CNAME's should be avoided except when absolutely neccessary.

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