Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #9363
From: Warren Michelsen <Warren@MDCCLXXVI.com>
Subject: Re: Secondary mail server redux (no pun intended)
Date: Thu, 1 Nov 2001 12:24:39 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
At 12:11 PM -0700 11/1/01, Leonard Spell wrote:
> >
>Then it begs the question - why in heaven's name would you use CNAME?

It's a maintenance issue. If I have 100 A records all set to the same IP address and I have to renumber my machines, I have to change 100 A records. If I have one A record and 99 CNAME records, I have to change just one record.

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