[UPHPU] CNAME or A for MX value
jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Thu Jul 3 16:25:58 MDT 2008
On 03 Jul 2008, at 15:09, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> I have the following DNS record:
> example.com, MX, mail.example.com
> mail.example.com, A, 192.168.1.1
Velda is right, so follow her advice. =)
> This works but would it be more proper to have the
> "mail.example.com" record be a CNAME?
From what I have learned from DNS gurus that I hang out with is that
CNAME's should not be used unless necessary, which they are in certain
cases. When in doubt, make it an A record.
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