cricket at menandmice.com
Mon Dec 9 22:01:08 UTC 2002
Karyn Williams wrote:
> We get mail addressed to:
> user at calarts.edu
> user at muse.calarts.edu
> user at indy1.calarts.edu
> and it should all go to muse.calarts.edu.
> If muse is the mailhost, why does it need an MX record ?
Because the first thing a mailer with mail for user at muse.calarts.edu
tries to look up is MX records for muse.calarts.edu.
Of course, most mailers will use an A record for muse.calarts.edu
if they don't find any MX records.
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