[nycbug-talk] problem with dns ptr

George Georgalis george
Tue Sep 28 13:55:39 EDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 01:34:18PM -0400, marco at metm.org wrote:
>On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 01:24:55PM -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
>>I thought I had this all figured out, but....
>>can someone tell me what's wrong with my ptr records? mail I send should
>>come from and have a ptr resolve to the helo, iuxta.com.
>>My tests (and smtpd) shows it works but others aren't resolving it, eg
>>the nycbug list
>>Received: from iuxta.com (unknown [])
>>        by virtu.nyphp.org (Postfix) with SMTP id D0DE4A85E9
>>        for <talk at lists.nycbug.org>; Tue, 28 Sep 2004 13:12:58 -0400 (EDT)
>I believe this is a reverse dns problem.  Usually you have to ask your
>ISP to change that for you, (at least I did).
>Not something you can do yourself.  If you are the ISP I can't help

I'm doing reverse dns too, but I had my primary and secondary ip
transposed on the box (discovered thanks to an informative off list
comment). I've changed networking and ptr records, maybe it's all tight
now... accept for cached records.

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
http://galis.org/george/ cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at galis.org

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