[thelist] mail server problems

Anthony Baratta anthony at baratta.com
Thu Aug 2 01:51:32 CDT 2007

Brian Cummiskey wrote:
> My server is dedicated, so I guess I am the ISP :)

Not always. I have dedicated servers, but no control over the reverse 
lookups for the IPs assigned to my boxen.

> I ran the tool at my provider, softlayer.com, and it gives the following 
> results:

I just ran the reverse lookup tool from DNSStuff.com and these were clean:

and these had issues:

All the ones with issues threw an error like this:

[A=None] *ERROR* There is no A record for (may be negatively cached).

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