Re: urgent Mail Server
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On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 12:26:37PM -0600, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> Please read section 5 of rfc 2821.
> "If no MX records are found, but an A RR is found, the A RR is
> treated as if it was associated with an implicit MX RR, with a
> preference of 0, pointing to that host."
> Thus Paul's setup not only works, it _should_ work as it is compliant.
OK, I was fairly sure I was right about this.
> Any MTA which cannot deliver mail to Paul's system due to the lack of
> an MX record is broken.
And it's so rare I don't think I've ever encountered such a broken
MTA. Well, with the exception of TMDA, but TMDA is broken for reasons
other than this.
.''`. Baloo Ursidae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
: :' : proud Debian admin and user
`- Debian - when you have better things to do than fix a system
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