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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

> 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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