chaining MX

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Wed May 26 12:48:47 UTC 2010

On 26.05.10 18:09, rams wrote:
> I have mx records with chaining as follows.
>    86400    IN    MX    34
>    86400    IN    MX    34
>    86400    IN    MX    34
>    86400    IN    A
> Now if i query for domain " " with type MX or any, did
> we get chain in answer ? or did we get only specific domain pointed mx
> record.

No. This will not work even. The path is:

<domain> MX <pref> <host>
<host>   A         <IP>

in the above you define as MX server for but you don't provide A for
therefore MX lookup for will fail. is an MX for and has configured address, to mail for
<anything> will go to

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