[clug] DNS + CNAMES + sendmail...
andrew at coolchilli.com
Wed Aug 5 18:43:50 MDT 2009
Ok, I've learnt something today, thanks! Sorry to add confusion.
The correct setup then, would be to make bob.blix an A record pointing
to the same address, so it can have an MX also.
Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Aug 2009 10:12:56 +1000 Andrew Smith <andrew at coolchilli.com> wrote:
>> Actually, MX records can't have CNAMES and should point to a host that
>> has an A record. It's acceptable for a host to have both a CNAME and MX
> ^^^^^^^^^^ unacceptable
> Any DNS name that is the left hand side of a CNAME record *must not* have
> any record of any other type.
> The right hand side of any DNS record *must not* be a name that is the left
> hand side of a CNAME record (except for the case of a CNAME).
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