Re: Understanding my recurrent network connectivity problems
Le Sat 26/06/2010, lee disait
> On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 01:54:17AM +1000, Andrew McGlashan wrote:
> > Umm, to run a proper mail server, you wouldn't and probably
> > shouldn't be able to use a dynamic IP.
> > The MX record for mail must have a "real" A record that has a fixed
> > IP; and that A record's IP should have a proper reverse DNS --
> > anything less and you'll have all sorts of trouble sending /
> > receiving mail directly from / to your own mail server.
> You can use the email server of your provider as a smarthost to send
> the outgoing mail while still receiving it directly. I'm not saying
> it's ideal, and I'd rather have a static IP, but it can work
> reasonably well. I didn't say anything about outgoing mail in my
> previous post :)
receiving directly needs a MX record, which needs a static IP because of DNS caches
You may get what you want if you find a service provider which provides UUCP or ETRN for your domain.