I have a DNS setup going on where I have several subdomains that cname out to google apps, but I was wondering if I could wildcard the rest of my subdomains, and have my google apps cname correctly. In other words, would the records that aren't a wildcards be parsed before the wildcard record?


As per RFC 1034 sections 4.3.2 and 4.3.3, a wildcard record is always of least priority. Any existing resource records in the same zone are preferred.

RFC 4592 might also be an interesting read for you.


You'll need to check and see if your DNS host currently supports wildcard subdomains, and if they do, there should be no problems as existing records will be prioritized.

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