MX record IP address instead of hostnames

Lear, Karen (Evolver) Karen.Lear at USPTO.GOV
Wed Jun 8 00:18:00 UTC 2011


From: at [ at] On Behalf Of Eivind Olsen [eivind at]
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 5:38 PM
To: bind-users at
Subject: Re: MX record IP address instead of hostnames

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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