[Mailman-Users] Problems with To Header

Joseph Perrie jperrie at us.ibm.com
Mon Jun 12 20:36:07 CEST 2006

I thought that Bind allows multiple aliases and CNAMEs for an IP address,
but only one reverse lookup.  Are you suggesting I should use multiple IP
addresses for the host?

Tony Perrie
Engineer, STI Convergence Team, BQQA
11501 Burnet Rd, Building 906/3007C Austin, TX, 78759
Phone: 512-838-1402, T/L: 678-1402
Fax: 512-838-2132

Brad Knowles <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org> wrote on 06/12/2006 11:29:15 AM:

> At 9:59 AM -0500 2006-06-12, Joseph Perrie wrote:
> >>  You may think it does, but in fact everyone else will turn around
> >>  and do to you exactly what your own server was doing.
> >
> >  Actually, the solution does work for me because our server is only on
> >  Intranet.
>    Is it the only server?  Can you guarantee that there will only
> ever be the one server?
> h
> >>  You have to get the DNS fixed.  That's the *only* solution.
> >
> >  So, change the hostname from an A record to a CNAME?
>    No, dump the CNAME.  Use exclusively A records.  And make sure
> that the forward and reverse match -- if this means you need to have
> multiple reverse records, then do so.
> --
> Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
> "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
> temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
>      -- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
>      Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
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