Re: reverse DNS

From: David Wood (
Date: 2002-09-11 23:56:23

(enter dns technician mode)

You need to find out who has the authoritative reverse for your IP
addresses.  If you have access to a unix machine, you can use whois a.b.c.d
to find out the orginazation responsible for setting those IPs' reversals
up.  Contact them and arrange any sort of reverse mapping, even if its ;)


On Wed, 11 Sep 2002, Christopher A Bongaarts wrote:

> As Bo Zimmerman once put it so eloquently:
> > I am also unable to send mail to you.  I have two mail servers at my
> > disposal (, and, and given these criteria you mention,
> > I can already say that neither will work.  If this plans to be the policy
> > for the forseeable future, I guess those of us with unsuitable SMTP servers
> > will have to get Yahoo or some other free mail to talk to you, right?
> More and more sites are switching to this policy due to the inability
> to cope with the deluge of spam (including ours by the end of the
> month, though our mechanism has the flexibility to allow for
> exceptions if need be).  Complain loudly and repeatedly to your
> service provider so they know they are hurting (and will eventually
> drive away) their customers...
> %% Chris Bongaarts    %%  %%
> %% Univ of Minnesota  %% CBongo on EFnet IRC  %% Stop Plate Tectonics!
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