If I am virtually hosting a domain eg, lisa.com and am setting it up
in DNS, and pointing it to an existing webhost which will treat the
domain as a local virtual server.... i set up as follows:
www CNAME www.webhost.com.
which works fine for www.lisa.com but for the actual domain name, if I do:
lisa.com. CNAME www.webhost.com.
I can't get BIND to load the zone file, and I have to change it to an A record
lisa.com. A <ip address of www.webhost.com>
Its an old nameserver which I'm going to be decommissioning shortly,
but I'm curious as to why it won't accept a valid CNAME record, or is
there some other type of record I should be using for the domain which
isn't hosted on a dedicated IP instead of giving it an inappropriate A
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