An MX record has to be an A record:
IN SOA ns1.xxxxx.nl.
<<<< there has to be a reverse on this A
Normally you can find this file in
If you are going to sent mail from that machine be
sure that there is also a reverse on that IP (because of the anti-spm policies)
. Otherwise your mail will be rejected on most answering
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 6:29 AM
Subject: Once again, DNS confusion
Hi again all.
I have finally gotten my server ready, everything
working fine now except the nameservers.
I plan to use dyndns.org instead of trying to
setup Bind myself, until I have more time to learn it a
My only question is will this also direct my
emails properly if I use this service. They have some MX information but
it just confuses me, but if using the service means I won't get emails, then I
need to go ahead and setup Bind through webmin.
BTW Webmin ROCKS. I have my ftp setup
properly now, and everything else is in place except adding a few programs for
security. I don't think I would have been able to do it without
Thanks to all who has helped develope it, and I
hope I can help contribute to webmin sometime in the future.