Re: http://domainname

Gregory Bondy ( (no email) )
Wed, 8 Apr 98 13:40:22 CST

M$ DNS accepts the null ampersand identifier (" @ "), as all RFC-compliant nameservers do.


@ IN A

Will make "" resolve to

Original-From: "Billy J. Younts" <>
Original-Date: Wed, 8 Apr 1998 14:27:53 -0400

Please let me know if any can do it a Microsoft DNS server (NT 4.0, SP 3).
M$ DNS will not except an @ and has to have a host name.

Billy J. Younts, Jr.
Network Operations Manager

-----Original Message-----
From: Steve Coleman <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, April 03, 1998 12:14 AM
Subject: Re: http://domainname

>What do you do if your mail and WWW server are on the same machine?
>If we put a @ entry pointing to our Web server, our mail server does it's
>lookups and resolves our mail server to the Web server, preventing the use
>of e-mail.
>Is there any way to use the @ command to point to the WEB server and still
>have e-mail sent to "" route to the mail server on a seperate
>>Just add an "A" Record with no hostname.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Howard A. Brooks <>
>>To: NTISP Emerald <>
>>Date: Thursday, April 02, 1998 6:27 PM
>>Subject: http://domainname
>>>Hi All:
>>>I once saw an answer on this, but lost it. If the URL has no www how
>>>can my server insert it so the domain will still be found? I
>>>currently have a www CNAME pointing to my web server. What I'm I
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