Is there a way to match domain.com without using an "@" entry? It seems "*" entries only match *.domain.com
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What is your ultimate goal in eliminating the use of "@"? The @ isn't actually part of DNS; it's just a placeholder in your DNS zone file syntax that means "no hostname here".
Instead of writing (BIND zone file syntax):
@ IN A 126.96.36.199
you can use a fully qualified name on the left:
example.com. IN A 188.8.131.52
Note that the trailing period after