ping can not resolve chained CNAME with a wildcard among the chained CNAME?

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Issue

  • ping can not resolve chained CNAME with a wildcard among the chained CNAME however, dns utilities like dig/host/nslookup works perfectly fine.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • All Fedora (at the moment writing of this article)

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