At 7:38 AM -0700 2005-04-11, unix@edify.com wrote:

> www IN A IP address
> mydomainname IN CNAME www


You need to do this the other way around. The domain name needs
to resolve to the IP address (among other things), and "www" can be a
CNAME alias pointing to the domain name. That will work.

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