AOL rejecting mail from IP's w/o reverse DNS ?
jabley at isc.org
Wed Dec 3 16:11:07 UTC 2003
On 3 Dec 2003, at 10:51, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> Randy Bush writes on 12/3/2003 10:18 AM:
>> you're right. it will be. people will have to clean up their
>> in-addr.arpa. or am i missing some reason they can't, other
>> than laziness?
> Well - unless you have a /24, in-addr.arpa is typically under the
> control of your upstream provider.
> So, especially in countries where most if not all the IP providers you
> get are dumber than rocks, rDNS is often dismissed as an unnecessary
> luxury. Especially when you have maybe one IP allocated for a
> colocated server, rather than a /24 or two.
Maybe more people should do what AOL says they may do, then.
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