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Is a wildcard CNAME DNS record valid?

I know it's valid to have a DNS A record that's a wildcard (e.g. *.mysite.com). Is it possible/valid/advised to have a wildcard CNAME record?
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Wildcard DNS and subdomains

Let'say that i've got the domain mydomain.com. I want that when any visitor goes to www.mydomain.com xyz.mydomain.com abc.mydomain.com asd.mydomain.com qwe.mydomain.com etc... the visitor will ...
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Configure DNS server to return same IP for all domains

I would like to configure a nameserver that will return the same IP address ("A" record) for any arbitrary host name. For example: example.com subdomain.example.com someotherdomain.com ...
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Nginx: Forward all Subdomains

My code doesn't work with second level tld's like domain.co.uk Here is my conf: # add www. if ($host ~ ^(?!www)) { rewrite ^/(.*)$ http://www.$host/$1 permanent; } # remove subdomain ...
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Wildcard DNS, VirtualHosts on apache2, 404 for unused subdomains

On an Apache2 server linked to by a DNS that includes a wildcard entry, e.g. *.example.com, subdomains that are not defined as ServerNames in any VirtualHosts point to the first defined VirtualHost, ...
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Apache2 VirtualHost auto subdomain

I just got myself a brand new Linux-server (Debian Stable). The server is primarily used for webhosting and webdevelopment. I installed Apache2, PHP5 and MySQL and it all works. The way I organize ...
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Wildcard vhosts on Nginx

I've just installed Nginx on my server and am extremely happy with the results, however I still cannot figure out how to insert wildcard virtual hosts. This is the [directory] structure I'd like: -- ...
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Which wildcard SSL cert vendors allow you to set up the same cert on multiple servers? [closed]

We are looking to set up a service where multiple boxes, in different data centers, would allow HTTPS access. We are looking to set to buy a wildcard SSL cert to handle any number of vanity sub ...
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Wildcard SSL certificate for second-level subdomain

I'd like to know if any certificates support a double wildcard like *.*.example.com? I've just been on the phone with my current SSL provider (register.com) and the girl there said they don't offer ...
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Can I use the same wildcard certification for *.domain.com and domain.com

You can make an SSL certificate by using *.domain.com as the name. But unfortunately, this doesn't cover https://domain.com Is there any fix for this?
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Is a wildcard DNS record bad practice?

I asked my hoster to add three subdomains all pointing to the IP of the A record. It seems he simply added a wildcard DNS record because any random subdomain resolves to my IP now. This is OK for me ...
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VirtualHosts with wildcard Domain Names subdomain.*

I am trying to setup Virtual Hosts on Apache that react to the certain subdomains but any domain name Such as subxdomain.* so any domain that points to the machine along with the subxdomain would ...
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Wildcard certificate problem

My client bought wildcard certificate for domain example.com. We have setup ssl on website which is used under something.more.example.com and the wildcard certificate is reporting problems. Is there a ...
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sendmail: forward wildcard MX to a single email address

I'm trying to set up sendmail to forward all email to *@ *.crm.mycompany.com to crm@mycompany.com. Unfortunately my sendmail-fu isn't up to it and I can't find anything useful on Google. My plan was ...
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Wildcard DNS setting in Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Server not working

We've got a windows server 2008 R2 DNS server that we are trying to setup a wildcard DNS entry in. So we want proxy.domain.com and *.proxy.domain.com to go to the same IP. Right now, it seems as if ...
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Automatic subdomain wildcard for DHCP-DDNS additions?

I'm running dhcp-4.0.2 server and bind-9.6.1-P3. When a new Mac OSX DHCP client with the name "harry" connects to the network, the DHCP server gives it a lease, and adds appropriate A & PTR ...
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Second Level Subdomain DNS Wildcard

I need help setting up a second level subdomain. I have set up wildcard subdomains in the past with success, but I am having trouble with the DNS entry for this one. I need to do something like ...
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wildcard ssl certificate - exchange 2010 - POP/IMAP problem

previously we have requested a wildcard ssl certificate from godaddy for our major domain. one of the reasons was the new established exchange server 2010. usually you require following names included ...
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DNS wildcard entry doesn't resolve correctly (Microsoft DNS Server)

I am trying to set up a wildcard entry in MS DNS Server (on Windows Server 2008 within Active Directory) so that requests for all subdomains resolve to the same IP address. For example: ...
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Multiple wildcard dns entries

Are there any problems with having multiple wildcard dns entries for a domain? Eg: CNAME *.a.example.com 1.1.1.1 CNAME *.b.example.com 2.2.2.2 CNAME *.example.com 3.3.3.3 I have this set ...
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Wildcard SSL Certificates with Exchange 2010?

Is anyone using a Wildcard Cert with Exchange 2010 please? We currently have a bunch of individual whatever.domain.com SSL certificates and as several are expiring soon it would be an ideal ...