Is Hotmail in the habit of ignoring MX records?
Michael J Wise
mjwise at kapu.net
Thu Jul 26 13:53:24 UTC 2012
On Jul 26, 2012, at 1:35 AM, Lou Katz wrote:
> The domain is cookephoto.com
Why does mail.metron.com have MX records?
And they're different.
$ host cookephoto.com
cookephoto.com has address 126.96.36.199
cookephoto.com mail is handled by 10 mail.metron.com.
cookephoto.com mail is handled by 12 mail2.metron.com.
cookephoto.com mail is handled by 15 mail.katz.com.
$ host mail.metron.com
mail.metron.com has address 188.8.131.52
mail.metron.com mail is handled by 10 mail.metron.com.
mail.metron.com mail is handled by 20 mail.katz.com.
$ host mail.katz.com
mail.katz.com has address 184.108.40.206
$ host mail2.metron.com
mail2.metron.com has address 220.127.116.11
$ host plaid.metron.com
plaid.metron.com has address 18.104.22.168
Normally, in my experience, the actual mail server doesn't have MX records as such, but….
Just seems 0dd.
Also, you say …
> At the time of the transaction, nothing special was happening here, ...
Was anything strange happening with any of the DNS records for any of these domains in the past two days?
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