DNS config problem

phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu
Fri Oct 4 12:41:03 UTC 2002

kapilburman <kapil at zlemail.com> wrote:
> I need to verify whether the following DNS config is correct.
> MX v8' A record is not specified.
> Should the next MX record be picked up?

> * Configuration of DNS
> $TTL    30
> @       IN      SOA     bltest.example.com. postmaster.bltest.example.com. (
>         2002090404 1800 900 1209600 43200 )
>        IN      NS      bltest.example.com.
>        IN      A
>        IN      MX      2 v8
>        IN      MX      200 v4
> v4      IN      A

No, it's not correct.  read rfc2308 about "default TTL " vs. "Negative cache"
You have got it wrong here.

Also i strongly recommend using fqdn at least at the RHS.

You also lack a mailhost "v8" in the above.

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