mydns with blank host names

Discussion in 'Tips/Tricks/Mods' started by tom88, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. tom88

    tom88 New Member

    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: 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
    @ 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 mx

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

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