reverse lookups [was Re: Release page review / comments, plus HEADS UP to our mirrors.]

Jay jay at
Fri Apr 8 21:14:48 PDT 2005

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 08:51:49PM -0700, Claus Assmann wrote:
> The (static) IPv4 address of my computer is which maps
> to
> Forward and reverse lookup match; sendmail will not complain about
> the mapping (BTW: I'm the sendmail maintainer, so I know a bit about
> MTAs and anti-spam measures... and as I run the next generation of
> sendmail on my system I won't use some external "smart host".)

You need an delegation.  Then you can make the appropriate
entries in your DNS server.  Unfortunately, I rate the chances of
pacbell delegating a DSL user a reverse zone about zero.

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