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

Bill Hacker wbh at
Fri Apr 8 22:21:59 PDT 2005

Jay wrote:

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 08:51:49PM -0700, Claus Assmann wrote:

The (static) IPv4 address of my computer is which maps
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.
Nowhere near that high ;-)


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