host resolving to an IP not in the zone

Danny Mayer mayer at
Fri Mar 9 23:17:50 UTC 2001

         I copied you on this message and the mail bounced:

    ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<josephc at>
     (reason: system config error)

    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
553 5.3.5 config error: mail loops back to me (MX problem?)
554 5.3.5 <josephc at>... Local configuration error
Reporting-MTA: dns;
Received-From-MTA: DNS;
Arrival-Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 23:18:09 -0500 (EST)

         So it's that's having the problem. Maybe you'll be able to
read this on the newsgroup.

At 11:18 PM 3/8/01, Danny Mayer wrote:

>          I did get an SOA for this domain when I specifically asked for it from two
>different servers: and However
>each one gave me a different answer and the serial numbers disagree. 


>Furthermore the name servers listed above are both different and the
> doesn't have an A record listed in the ADDITIONAL
>SECTION as it should. There's a good chance that there's a CNAME defined 
>in the root of domain which is illegal.  Get rid of that and things will probably
>clear up.
>                  Danny

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