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  1. a record in a DNS zone that will match requests for non-existent domain names

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 6, 2009
  2. - a record in a DNS zone file that will match all requests for non-existent domain names

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 6, 2009
  3. specified by using a "*" as the left most label (part) of a domain name, e.g. *.example.com

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 6, 2009
  4. The exact rules about when a wild card will match is specified in RFC 1034, but the rules are neither intuitive nor clearly specified

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    created by user picturefactobot on January 6, 2009
  5. This has resulted in incompatible implementations and unexpected results when they are used

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