mathias at staff.singnet.com.sg
Fri Nov 12 01:15:38 UTC 1999
On Thu, 11 Nov 1999, Barry Margolin wrote:
| Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1999 22:43:21 GMT
| From: Barry Margolin <barmar at bbnplanet.com>
| To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at moderators.uu.net
| Newsgroups: comp.protocols.dns.bind
| Subject: Re: Mailhost problem
| In article <Pine.BSF.4.10.9911111739130.11601-100000 at scnc.ds.k12.mi.us>,
| Amy Briggs <abriggs at scnc.ds.k12.mi.us> wrote:
| >You mean as in mailhost.domain in my sendmail.cw file under the domain
| Yes. sendmail.cw is the list of all hostnames that should be recognized
| after the @ in an address as meaning that they should be delivered locally
| on the machine.
Also note that you have an MX record point to a CNAME, which according to
the specs is not allowed. This will work *most* of the time, but not
for all clients. You should instead publish an A record for mailhost with the
same IP address as the host the CNAME points to.
| Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
| GTE Internetworking, Powered by BBN, Burlington, MA
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