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PowerDNS CNAME with multiple A records produces unexpected results

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http://serverfault.com – This problem from what i can tell is isolated to PowerDNS. The servers are running two packages pdns-static-3.0.1-1.i386.rpm and pdns-recursor-3.3-1.i386.rpm on the most recent version of Amazon Linux. The amazon ec2 loadbalancers are assigned a CNAME with multiple hosts. Below is an example of the actual behavior. Notice how the hosts are always in the same order. [root@localhost ~]# host cache.domain.com cache.domain.com is an alias for xxxxx.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com. xxxxx.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com has address aaa.aaa.aaa.aaa xxxxx.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com has address bbb.bbb.bbb (HowTos)