gabriel rosenkoetter on 27 Sep 2008 11:56:55 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Odd email problem

At 2008-09-26 17:20 -0400, Jason Stelzer <> wrote:
> Is there a middle hop in here somewhere? Is something looking up the
> fqdn and relaying the message after substituting the hostname?
> I hate to be 'that guy' but 3.6.2 of rfc 1034 seems to suggest that mx
> records shouldn't be cnames.

True. And Wietse *used* to bitch and moan about it with error
messages when you configured Postfix to use them, but I don't recall
whether he still does. I'd completely forgotten that.

That's actually probably the root cause. Switch lists to be an A
record or host the site as mail.whatever.dom.

gabriel rosenkoetter

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