Quoting Lance Dryden (lkd-ilug at sky-haven.net):
> I'm guessing "lisa.com" is the root of the DNS zone. As someone else
> explained, CNAMEs are supposed not to coexist with anything else.
People tend to overuse CNAMEs -- using them where they're not really
needed nor very useful, and running afoul of limitations on what those
can do, where an equivalent A record would have no such problem.
My own policy is to limit use of CNAMEs to reference to out-of-domain
hosts only, e.g.:
:r! grep nsa /etc/bind/linuxmafia.com.zone
nsa IN CNAME bxa.doc.gov.
> In fact, do yourself a favor and set an A record for "www" as well.
> It's just personal taste on my part, but I don't find it reasonable to
> enforce a 2nd lookup...
Right. That too. If using CNAMEs for no better reason than
documentation, then comment lines work, too.
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