[thelist] mail server problems

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Wed Aug 1 21:30:38 CDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian Cummiskey
> Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2007 4:11 PM
> this might be a little offtopic, but i'm having some issues 
> with my mail on my webserver....

> how do i set up dns and matching rdns records?

Hi Brian,

You probably already have DNS records.  RDNS records (Reverse DNS) work in
exactly the opposite.  Given an IP address, an RDNS lookup provides the
machine/host name.  Simply stated, this information is controlled at the
host, not by you.  You should contact your host and ask then to set up the
Reverse DNS pointer for your server's public IP address.  Unless they are
incompetent, they should be able to do this.

Use a tool like this to determine if it's already set up:



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