Many thanks to all who replied: (sorry if i miss some of you)
Mark Andrews at isc.org
Scott D. Yelich
It wound up being a known problem in Bind 8.2.1 as Mark Andrews pointed out
to me. All i had to do was get the latest beta of 8.2.1 and i was good to
go. thanks again Mark.
Original message below:
Eric Lewandowski System Administrator
email@example.com Old Dominion University
http://www.cs.odu.edu/~lewandow Computer Science Dept.
From: Mark_Andrews@isc.org <Mark_Andrews@isc.org>
To: Eric Lewandowski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, September 02, 1999 6:20 PM
Subject: Re: Bind 8.2.1 and multiple cnames
>> I just recently moved from bind 8.1.X to bind 8.2.1 and now our multiple
>> cnames do not work. What i mean by not working, is this:
>> lab IN CNAME machine1.foo.com
>> lab IN CNAME machine2.foo.com
>> lab IN CNAME machine3.foo.com
>> This should allow people who telnet, rsh, etc to lab.foo.com to get a
>> different machine each time they shell to lab. If i do nslookup lab, i
>> the same machine each time, it doesnt scroll through the list anymore.
>> i have added the option multiple-cnames yes; to our named.conf. Note,
>> this is the same named.conf that worked for 8.1.X. I have watched syslog
>> for any errors when starting named, and no errors at all came up. Any
>> would be great.
>> Eric Lewandowski System Administrator
>> email@example.com Old Dominion University
>> http://www.cs.odu.edu/~lewandow Computer Science Dept.
> Known problem fixed in the current beta
>Mark Andrews, Internet Software Consortium
>1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
>PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742 INTERNET: firstname.lastname@example.org
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