DNS configuration on our domain
ghicks at cadence.com
Fri Sep 15 19:16:26 UTC 2006
> Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 11:59:06 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Gregory Hicks <ghicks>
> Subject: RE: DNS configuration on our domain
> To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org, singraham at okcca.net
> Cc: steveingraham at hotmail.com
> Re: this line
> > okcca.net MX Default 10 mail.okcca.net.
> I think it hsould be
> okcca.net. MX Default 10 mail.okcca.net.
> Note trailing period on "occa.net" on left hand side.
Without the word "default" so...
okcca.net. MX IN 10 mail.okcca.net.
> > Subject: RE: DNS configuration on our domain
> > Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2006 13:36:04 -0500
> > From: "Steve Ingraham" <singraham at okcca.net>
> > To: <comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org>
> > I want to thank SM for his help with my MX record problems I have been
> > having this week. I would like also to thank everyone else who posted a
> > reply to my request. I believe I may have the MX record for okcca.net
> > working correctly now but am not 100% sure.
> > Thanks to information provided by SM, okcca.net's MX is pointing to the
> > correct IP. Also, I believe I have made all our domains (okcca.net,
> > occa.state.ok.us, mail.occa.state.ok.us) consistent so all our domains
> > MX records should be pointing to the same address (if anyone happens to
> > notice any other problems when they look at our domain please let me
> > know).
> > Below is the last email I sent to SM spelling out the corrections I have
> > made to okcca.net. I am still a little concerned as to whether our
> > okcca.net domain is receiving all emails. One of the reasons for this
> > concern is the fact that I have not received any emails from this BIND
> > mail list since 7:00 pm Sep 13th. I am sending this to the mail list
> > but if I am still experiencing problems that keep me from seeing email
> > delivered from this mail list I will be unable to read the post. If
> > this is the case I would ask that posters contact me through
> > steveingraham at hotmail.com as well as posting to the mail list. If there
> > is anyone out there that can verify that my DNS settings are set
> > appropriately and might have information on why I may not be receiving
> > all emails after my changes to DNS I would appreciate hearing from you.
> > I am not convinced that I have eliminated all of my email delivery
> > problems.
> > Thanks,
> > Steve Ingraham
> > >I made the change to this line to show:
> > >
> > >okcca.net MX Default 10 mail.okcca.net
> > There is a MX record now. You forgot a dot at the end of the
> > mail.okcca.net. The correct form is:
> > okcca.net MX Default 10 mail.okcca.net.
> > >Ok, I have made this correction as stated above in my text. There is
> > >one exception however so I have a question. My intention for switching
> > >IP addresses from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 was to move the
> > >delivery reception task away from qmail and onto Exchange. I have the
> > >internal email server with Exchange 2000 and I have just put into place
> > >another email server running Exchange 2003 named MXI2. I would like to
> > >move all incoming email to the MXI server instead of the qmail server
> > >with the future goal of having the Exchange 2003 server on MXI2 handle
> > >all the incoming email responsibilities. So, with the changes you
> > >spelled out above for the okcca.net domain can I leave the value for
> > >mail.okcca.net at 126.96.36.199 with no ill effects? Also, if this
> > >action resolves my problems of not having an MX for the okcca.net
> > domain
> > >I would like to attempt to set up the new Exchange 2003 server as the
> > MX
> > >for okcca.net. What should I do to set up the new MXI2 server as the
> > >MX?
> > >>If you want to move the delivery from qmail to Exchange, change the
> > >>IP address of the mail.okcca.net record to point to
> > >>188.8.131.52. There is no need to change the MX record.
> > >>If the MXI2 server is on a different IP address, point the
> > >>mail.okcca.net (A) record to that IP address. You do have a MX
> > >>record for okcca.net now.
> > >Thank you so much for the time you have been willing to spend to
> > explain
> > >all of this to me. I greatly appreciate your expertise and your time.
> > >>As this question was initially posted to the BIND newsgroup, you
> > >>could post a follow-up with what the solution was.
> Gregory Hicks | Principal Systems Engineer
> Cadence Design Systems | Direct: 408.576.3609
> 555 River Oaks Pkwy M/S 6B1
> San Jose, CA 95134 | Internet: ghicks at cadence.com
> I am perfectly capable of learning from my mistakes. I will surely
> learn a great deal today.
> "A democracy is a sheep and two wolves deciding on what to have for
> lunch. Freedom is a well armed sheep contesting the results of the
> decision." - Benjamin Franklin
> "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they
> be properly armed." --Alexander Hamilton
Gregory Hicks | Principal Systems Engineer
Cadence Design Systems | Direct: 408.576.3609
555 River Oaks Pkwy M/S 6B1
San Jose, CA 95134 | Internet: ghicks at cadence.com
I am perfectly capable of learning from my mistakes. I will surely
learn a great deal today.
"A democracy is a sheep and two wolves deciding on what to have for
lunch. Freedom is a well armed sheep contesting the results of the
decision." - Benjamin Franklin
"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they
be properly armed." --Alexander Hamilton
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