Re: exim configuration
On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 06:03:16AM -0400, Tom Allison wrote:
> hmmm... Good point.
> I wonder then, how I'm supposed to create an MX / A record in dyndns.org.
> They provide a form for it, and if I do
> dig @ns1.mydyndns.org -MX tacocat.net
> it comes up OK as janus.tacocat.net
> but you say it doesn't. I wonder what the problem is.
> $ host -t mx tacocat.net
> This is a problem. You have no A *and* no MX records for your domain.
> RoadRunner's smtp servers are rejecting any mails whose return address
> has a domain that can't be contacted. If their server did accept the
> mail, and then had to bounce it for some reason (eg the recipient is
> over their quota), they would be stuck with an undeliverable bounce
Here is my dig response, if it is worth anything...
; <<>> DiG 9.2.0 <<>> tacocat.net MX
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 47701
;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 5, ADDITIONAL:
;; QUESTION SECTION:
;tacocat.net. IN MX
;; ANSWER SECTION:
tacocat.net. 86400 IN MX 10 janus.tacocat.net.
;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
tacocat.net. 86400 IN NS ns4.mydyndns.org.
tacocat.net. 86400 IN NS ns5.mydyndns.org.
tacocat.net. 86400 IN NS ns1.mydyndns.org.
tacocat.net. 86400 IN NS ns2.mydyndns.org.
tacocat.net. 86400 IN NS ns3.mydyndns.org.
;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
janus.tacocat.net. 60 IN A 220.127.116.11
ns4.mydyndns.org. 172795 IN A 18.104.22.168
ns5.mydyndns.org. 172795 IN A 22.214.171.124
ns1.mydyndns.org. 172795 IN A 126.96.36.199
ns2.mydyndns.org. 172795 IN A 188.8.131.52
ns3.mydyndns.org. 172795 IN A 184.108.40.206
;; Query time: 43 msec
;; SERVER: 192.168.0.4#53(192.168.0.4)
;; WHEN: Tue May 21 08:
MX looks fine to me.
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