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Article ID: 128759, created on Apr 28, 2016, last review on Jul 14, 2018

  • 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.

See also

Domain is out of DNS synchronization -- failed while receiving responses: CNAME and other data

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