Can I use CNAME with ip address?
The data on a CNAME record must always be another DNS name – that’s the whole point of a CNAME. As put succinctly by RFC 1034, the data in a CNAME should be:
CNAME a domain name.
While, if you’re looking to point to an IP address, then your ticket is:
A For the IN class, a 32 bit IP address