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Discussion on: DNS Record Crash Course for Web Developers

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Steeve

Thanks for this article, I didn't know about the CNAME limitation and the use of ALIAS to solve the problem. Good post Chris 🥂

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ادريس م

Just ensure that your DNS provider supports ALIAS as a resource record type, as it isn't defined by the official RFCs which govern the behaviour of the DNS.

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Chris Achard Author

Yes, definitely - different DNS providers have different workarounds.