BT reverse ptr records

Chris Chris_Yarnell at
Tue Jun 14 17:15:27 UTC 2005

"C" <c at> wrote in message news:d8kfmq$e0p$1 at
> Hi
> hope this is the best group to post this in
> i have just moved over our office to BT from easynet
> with easynet we had our dns setup so we could run a mail server from the 
> office.   the domain had a sub domain '' and easynet setup a 
> reverse record for this as well
> since moving to BT we have the same setup internally, however BT will not 
> change their reverse dns ptr/in-addr records to match our domain and i am 
> worried that this will lead to mail being returned because the reverse 
> lookup does not match the domain it comes from
> is this true and if so how can i get round this
> thanks
> Craig
> ps please reply to the group thats not my real email

It's unlikey that BT would delegate a /29 to your own DNS server but I can't 
believe that they won't create PTR's for you. That's just lazy!

Move ISP!


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