Low sk wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I am running Bind. Is it a good practice to point the domain A record to a
>web server like below?
>
>-----------
>$ORIGIN abc.com.
>$TTL 28800
>@ IN SOA ns1.abc.com. hostmaster.abc.com. (
> 2004010101 ;
> 4H ;
> 120M ;
> 4w2d ;
> 1h ) ;
>@ IN NS ns1.abc.com.
> IN NS ns2.abc.com.
>
> IN A 192.168.1.1 <== points to a web server
>
>www IN A 192.168.1.1
>---------------
>
>Will there be any implications? Windows 2000 DNS points their Active
>Directory domain (A) records to all their domain controllers.
>

Is it legal? Yes.
Does it work? Yes.
Do lots of people do it? Yes.
Is it a good idea? That's a matter of opinion.


- Kevin