MX record IP address instead of hostnames

Eivind Olsen eivind at
Tue Jun 7 21:38:00 UTC 2011

Karen Lear wrote:

> Can anyone tell me why my MX record for the domain are IP
> addresses instead of hostnames?
> Non-authoritative answer:
>  mail exchanger = 5
>  mail exchanger = 5

I can't, no. It looks fine enough when I check here (a bit odd to only
have a single nameserver, but that's beside the point).

[eivind at vimes ~]$ dig +short mx
[eivind at vimes ~]$

Eivind Olsen

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