ah..so as I understand it...that makes it impossible for the top
domain name to use the CNAME... but i can make a subdomain name to pt
to the CNAME in question.

is that correct?

On Tue, 01 Feb 2005 21:41:08 -0500, Kevin Darcy wrote:
> >

> There's no problem with the *target* of an alias being in another
> domain. However, the name of a zone cannot own a CNAME record, since the
> rule is that when a name owns a CNAME, it cannot own records of any
> other type, and obviously the name of a zone owns an SOA record and at
> least one NS record.
> - Kevin