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I'm using TinyDNS, and have successfully used wildcard records of the form:

+*.<domain>:<ip>

(+ for A records.)

Can I also use:

+development.*.<domain>:<ip>

?

My intention is for all subdomains to have their development website point to our dev machine in one rule.

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Wildcard DNS records have a single "*" (asterisk) as the leftmost DNS label, such as *.domain.com. Asterisks at other places in the domain will not work as a wildcard, so neither *development.domain.com nor development.*.domain.com work as wildcard DNS records.

Source: Wikipedia

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Added a link to the source; thanks! –  Iain Hallam Sep 18 '12 at 18:41
    
It would indeed be nice if it was possible to do like that, but unfortunately not. –  Frederik Nielsen Sep 18 '12 at 19:18

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