sendmail does not find mx record for aclvb.be
kcd at daimlerchrysler.com
Thu Dec 12 00:31:47 UTC 2002
Kevin Darcy wrote:
>Roland Vlerick wrote:
>>I am unable to send mail to the domain aclvb.be. I am using sendmail
>>My dns servers are BIND 9.2.0.
>>I tried finding out, from some webservers who offer a nslookup, dig
>>service I sometimes receive the MX record and IP and sometimes not.
>>Why is there a difference and what is wrong with the aclvb.be domain.
>Looks like ns.arta.be is claiming authority for the root zone:
>fwiod01.is.chrysler.com% dig aclvb.be mx
>; <<>> DiG 8.3 <<>> aclvb.be mx
>;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
>;; got answer:
>;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 4
>;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
>;; QUERY SECTION:
>;; aclvb.be, type = MX, class = IN
>;; ANSWER SECTION:
>aclvb.be. 1D IN MX 10 a.mx.aclvb.be.
>;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
>.. 3D IN NS ns.arta.be.
>;; Total query time: 862 msec
>;; FROM: fwiod01.is.chrysler.com to SERVER: default -- 127.0.0.1
>;; WHEN: Wed Dec 11 19:13:05 2002
>;; MSG SIZE sent: 26 rcvd: 68
>This is very *very* bad. This nameserver is also not returning the A
>record for a.mx.aclvb.be in the response to the MX query, thus further
>compounding the problem.
> - Kevin
Sorry to followup my own post, but I just want to point out that the
line in the "dig" output above which starts with two periods was
originally sent with one period and got munged (erroneously I believe)
by some mailer along the way...
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