Re: CNAME hack??? - DNS

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    > --- Man-wai Chang ToDie (33.6k) [Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 07:03:44PM +0800]: ---
    > >
    > > I was reading "Linux Administration Handbook" to learn about BIND 9. It
    > > has a section on configuring BIND 9 for IP addresses that uses a CIDR
    > > netmask of "/26". The book called it "CNAME hack".
    > >
    > > http://books.google.com.hk/books?id=...=PA406&dq=bind

    > +cname+hack+byte+boundary&source=web&ots=wHXdK1DTkn&sig=ofbOawLJZkCiFGPSnDLIt
    > MKfroU&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result
    > >
    > > IS there an official name for this trick?

    >
    > i have always known this as ``the CNAME hack'', as that's exactly what
    > it is.


    It's also known as "Classless IN-ADDR.ARPA delegation" and
    "RFC 2317 style delegation".

    Mark
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  2. Re: CNAME hack???

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    Mark Andrews wrote:

    > > --- Man-wai Chang ToDie (33.6k) [Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 07:03:44PM +0800]:
    > > ---
    > > >
    > > > I was reading "Linux Administration Handbook" to learn about BIND 9. It
    > > > has a section on configuring BIND 9 for IP addresses that uses a CIDR
    > > > netmask of "/26". The book called it "CNAME hack".
    > > >
    > > > http://books.google.com.hk/books?id=...g=PA406&dq=bin
    > > > d

    > > +cname+hack+byte+boundary&source=web&ots=wHXdK1DTkn&sig=ofbOawLJZkCiFGPSnDLI
    > > t
    > > MKfroU&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result
    > > >
    > > > IS there an official name for this trick?

    > >
    > > i have always known this as ``the CNAME hack'', as that's exactly what
    > > it is.

    >
    > It's also known as "Classless IN-ADDR.ARPA delegation" and
    > "RFC 2317 style delegation".


    And if you want to find a good description of it, I think the former is
    the name of the section in the DNS&BIND book.

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    Barry Margolin, barmar@alum.mit.edu
    Arlington, MA
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