Re: MS DNS Mail routing problem

Eric Fagan ( (no email) )
Thu, 20 Aug 1998 16:01:36 -0600

-----Original Message-----
From: David Payer
Subject: Re: MS DNS Mail routing problem

+AD4APg-recently I have noticed a problem with some domains for e-mail not being
+AD4APg-found, then bounced back. At first I thought it was operator error, then

+AD4-I mentioned this several weeks ago. This is a bug known to MS. The error

David is correct -- the bug is with MS DNS. It has yet to be resolved.

+AD4-I have since then pointed my mail servers to my upstream providers
+AD4-resolvers. This is a fundamental flaw in my estimation. I think they would

I did the same thing last year when I found the problem. I have secondary
DNS offsite hosted on a +ACo-nix machine. On my mail machine, I simply reversed
pri +ACY- sec DNS so that my mailserver DNS queries are completed correctly via
my upstream secondary.