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Re: urgent Mail Server



At 2003-04-02T14:18:50Z, ronin2@bellatlantic.net writes:

> He didn't say the person with the mail server needed an MX record, he said
> that "somewhere out there on the internet there is a nameserver for your
> domain name with MX records that point at your mail server."

Not necessarily true:

    kirk@pooh:~$ host -t mx ursine.dyndns.org
    kirk@pooh:~$

> Apparently for you that somewhere is dyndns. If *no one* had it, you
> wouldn't receive mail.

Not true.  The sending server will attempt to connect directly to the
specified hostname if no MX record exists for the domain.
-- 
Kirk Strauser
In Googlis non est, ergo non est.

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