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Old 14th October 2008, 02:53
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Default mydns with blank host names

installed ispconfig v3.0.0.7
it's using mydns and I figured out that to use old style 'blank' host names I had to use:

example.com. IN A

note the period at the end of the base domain name listed above.

ispconfig's interface (and I suspect mydns) was refusing

@ IN A

I even tried to escape "\" the "@" and the 'blank'

which didn't work either.

the 'blank' record was needed for 'NS', 'MX' records as well.

now it correctly resolves for:
dig @example.com example.com mx

before I could only get it to resolve for added machine names, like:
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