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Re: email server-static IP

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 01:27:25PM +0000, Alan Chandler
> Normally when you get a domain name, you should get the
> facility to edit the name servers zone file for the
> domain.  You then point the MX records where you like -
> just point it/them at this same static ip.

Just to be picky, you should have a canonical hostname that
pairs with your static IP (the results of dig +short -x
$your_ip). You have to use a hostname as the target of an MX
record, not a bare IP: bare IPs in MX records is a violation
of some RFC or other, and could get you blacklisted by

Jon Dowland

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