>> 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
>> lisa.com. A <ip address of www.webhost.com>
>>It's Bind. Or more accurately it's bind following the recommendations in RFC
1912, Section 2.4 and RFC 1034, Section 3.6.2.
In short, you can't have a CNAME coexisting with any other record type at a
give level. And as you already must have a SOA record and at least one NS
record for the top level of your domain, you therefore can't have a CNAME.
What I also learned while googleing to find the right RFC numbers is there's
a DNAME record which might work for you. Although it's more of a wild card
it seems. I am not familiar with DNAMES, so am unsure.
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