Error like "dns_master_load: zones/example.com.zone:38: host.example.com: CNAME and other data" is seen on named.run after starting or reloading named

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Issue

  • The below logs are seen on named.run:
$ grep "example.com" named.run
dns_master_load: zones/example.com.zone:38: host.example.com: CNAME and other data
zone example.com/IN: loading from master file zones/example.com.zone failed: CNAME and other data
zone example.com/IN: not loaded due to errors.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (all versions)
  • bind

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