CNAME to Linode DNS's ?


So I have and / as nameservers that my clients use as their nameservers.

Well I switched to Linode and I want to take advantage of Linodes DNS's so my question is:

  • I point to Linode DNS's

  • I set CNAME to

  • I set CNAME to

  • I add my clinets domains in Linode DNS manager

Will something like this work ?

Thank you

3 Replies

You can't point an NS record at a CNAME.

Use A records pointing to the IP addresses if you want to do that. THEN you have to register these as nameservers with your registrar.

That would work, up until Linode changes their name server IPs. (Which doesn't happen frequently, but could.)

Ideally you would tell your clients to use


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