DNS configuration on our domain
singraham at okcca.net
Wed Sep 13 21:47:17 UTC 2006
>Hmmm... I thought Mark's lookup transcript(s) illustrated the problem
>fairly well. A reverse lookup of the address 126.96.36.199 yields the
>two names mail.occa.state.ok.us and mymail.okcca.net, yet only one of
>those names (mymail.okcca.net) resolves to the 188.8.131.52 address.
>The other name (mail.occa.state.ok.us) resolves to a different address
> (184.108.40.206) and thus raises an inconsistency.
>Generally speaking it's bad form to have a reverse (in-addr.arpa) name
>resolve to multiple PTRs. It's even worse, though, when one or more of
the >names in those PTRs resolve to some other address.
Thanks for the explanation. I am afraid I am such a newbie that I need
this information hammered into my head in order to have it sink in.
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