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jdjurici 23rd March 2006 12:55

CNAME error
Hi there, my first thread ;)

I found a strange CNAME error when adding it with a DNS manager.

If I remember correctly and I do (cause I'm a system engineer for some time now) when you add CNAME it should look like this in table:

example IN CNAME some-A-record

but when adding it via DNS manager it looks like this
example IN CNAME some-A-record.


because of that dot at the end the cnaming doesn't work, any hints anyone, I really don't want to mannualy edit the tables aging - I have more then 50 domains to edit, and they have a lot of CNAME-s whic become frustrating cause everytime I edit anything in this zone every CNAME record get's a dot at the end.

Thank you in advance, Josip

and I'm using ISPconfig 2.2.0

MathieuMa 23rd March 2006 13:26

A cname should be done that way (in the bind conf file) - for example for the domain

subdomain IN CNAME
another IN CNAME

ISPconfig adds the dot automatically at the end of a FQDN.

jdjurici 23rd March 2006 13:47

you didn't understand me quite well
you see that applies for full naming,
but if you do it like this:
ftp IN CNAME server1
and not like this: IN CNAME

then the dot is not allowed at the end of a file...

Can you agree with that?:confused:

falko 23rd March 2006 18:33

You must use FQDNs (e.g. instead of server1).

jdjurici 24th March 2006 09:50

Thank you
thank you falko....

I hope they will add this posibility soon because I really don't like to go trough 50 domains rewriting it all again....

but thanks for it...

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