Re: DNS Question

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Sat, 10 Jan 1998 11:53:20 -0800

Mitch Wagers wrote:
> That was somewhat inclusive, because not all MX records point to the same
> domain. The point is you don't have www and mail hosts pointed at the same
> machine unless of course they run all of that software on one machine. None
> the less, if you create an MX record for that points to
> and have an A record for and an A record for
> that points to a webserver, your mail will be routed correctly
> and you can type "" to get the web site.

We have found LOTS of mailers are broken and don't use MX records
correctly. For this reason we always make sure the IN A is the
mail server.

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