From: Niall O Broin (niall at domain linux.ie)
Date: Thu 11 Apr 2002 - 14:06:09 IST
On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 11:47:55AM +0100, Nick Murtagh wrote:
> > when you have to change IP addresses. I though the disadvantage was
> > slightly more load somewhere but I can't remember where.
> Basically a client has to do two lookups instead of one. They're generally a
> stupid invention. See the section on Aliases here:
Yes, that's what I remember it being, now that it's mentioned. But is that
true even when x.y.com is a cname to z.y.com. If the DNS server finds that
x.y.com is a CNAME for z.y.com does it return z.y.com or does it return the
IP ? Returning z.y.com would seem REALLY dumb.
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