DNS records

I have a domain: test.com with the following records:

www     IN      CNAME   www.cname.com
*       IN      CNAME   www.cname.com
@       IN      TXT     "v=spf1 mx -all"

¿s possible to redirect the top level domain "test.com" to a cname ?
For example:
@ IN CNAME www.cname.com
 IN CNAME www.cname.com
 

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are not acceptable.

However,
 IN A 4.2.2.2

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is acceptable ; but I prefer to redirect to a cname and not an IP

Any ideas?
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amprantiAsked:
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Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
For clarification, you want to use your DNS servers to redirect *.test.com to *.cname.com?  Are either of those your AD domain names?

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amprantiAuthor Commented:
I want to redirect "test.com" to "www.cname.com"

None of the above are my AD names; I am trying to configure public dns
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Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
In your internal DNS servers, you would need to create a forward lookup zone for "test.com" and a "www" record  assigned the public IP address for www.cname.com.  You cannot put a name in there.  It must be an IP address.  Your alternate is to deploy a HOSTS file, but that would be a nightmare to administer at an enterprise level.

DrUltima
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amprantiAuthor Commented:
Its for my outside view, so I have to do it using DNS

The only way I could do it was by using an "A" Record and IP; so I think for a second opinion!


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Justin OwensITIL Problem ManagerCommented:
ampranti,

Are you asking for another Expert's opinion or are you thanking me for my second opinion (which matched what you have already done)?

DrUltima
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amprantiAuthor Commented:
I mistyped the phrase :p
I was thanking you for your opinion!

I will give you the points soon ;)
Thank you
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