epike on Tue, 15 Jul 2003 11:39:05 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] dig returns "Transfer failed", what to do?

> On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 11:37:14AM -0400, epike wrote:
> > that would be true if the hosts have a 1-1 mapping between
> > the names and the IP's (and if the reverse mapping works
> > correctly).  all yur going to get here is the canonical
> > names...consider my hosts:
> No, what he's getting is precisely *not* canonical names (CNAMEs).
> He's getting pointer (PTR, reverse name) records and address (A)
> records. That's precisely missing any extra A records and CNAMEs.

I meant canonical name, not CNAME.  I meant that as meaning
the canonical, in the sense of "normalized" as in whatever the
reverse points to.  But I 
guess I got my terminologies mixed up---but yur right its whatever
PTR record/s says it is.

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