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Re: [tlug] MTA question...

> They are incorrect. 1912 states that every internet host should have a 
> DNS entry, and a valid reverse PTR.  Just because it doesn't specifically
> say "Yo your mail servers count to" doesn't magically exclude them.  It
> is pretty much besides the point though ain't it?  The reality that a lot
> of people refuse mail if you don't have a valid reverse lookup should 
> certainly override any nit picking about what is or isn't in the RFCs.

What makes the reverse lookup "valid"?  Does the name have to match the 
original forward lookup?  (Wouldn't that break virtual hosting?)  Or, does 
the name merely have to resolve to the same address as the name in the 
original forward lookup?


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