sendmail and bind
barmar at genuity.net
Wed Oct 24 22:01:53 UTC 2001
In article <9r731u$gud at pub3.rc.vix.com>,
Boex,Matthew W. <Matthew.Boex at cna.com> wrote:
>? also, why doesn't dns fall back on the host file immediately ?
Sendmail can't use the host file, since it doesn't implement MX records.
So sendmail makes use of the DNS resolver directly, rather than going
through the generic system resolver.
Barry Margolin, barmar at genuity.net
Genuity, Woburn, MA
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