Article ID: 128759, created on Apr 28, 2016, last review on Apr 28, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Odin Business Automation Standard 4.5


CNAME record cannot be created; the following message is shown:

Record with the same 'Name' exists already.


It is impossible to create a CNAME record for the name of the zone itself.

As it is stated in RFC 1912 in section 2.4:

A CNAME record is not allowed to coexist with any other data.

Therefore, that is expected behavior.


Please follow RFC 1034 and RFC 1912 recommendations for creation of DNS records.

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CNAME record

Record with the same 'Name' exists already

DNS zone

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