CNAME issue

Discussion in 'General' started by briandelshasta, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. briandelshasta

    briandelshasta New Member

    Am I missing something here or has the functionality of CNAMEs been reduced in ISPConfig 3 vs ISPConfig 2?

    In ISPConfig 2 you could create a CNAME to any fully qualified domain name.
    In ISPConfig 3 whatever I specify as the CNAME target gets the respective zone's domain tacked on. For example:

    For a zone:
    CNAME host1

    In ISPConfig 2 digging would return the IP for

    In ISPConfig 3 I can only get to reply with!

    I'm sure this has been addressed before, but I couldn't find any threads...
    Any ideas?
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    The opposite is the case, the DNS functionality has been extended a lot.

    Every FQDN (Fully qualified domain name) has to end with a dot. So the correct record is:

    For a zone:
    CNAME host1

    and not

    For a zone:
    CNAME host1
  3. briandelshasta

    briandelshasta New Member

    Indeed. Thanks.

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