spf2 at kitterman
Feb 10, 2005, 6:26 AM
Post #2 of 3
>From: owner-spf-deployment [at] v2
>[mailto:owner-spf-deployment [at] v2]On Behalf Of Matt Dwyer
>Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2005 8:58 AM
>To: spf-deployment [at] v2
>Subject: [spf-deployment] Setup Wizard - names
>When I run spf setup wizard, it reports 'This wizard found 4 names
>for the MX servers for dwyer.com: relay.cosmoweb.net, mail,
>mail1.stickdog.com, and exs.....'
>Stickdog is my isp, mail and exs are the my mail server, but
>relay.cosmoweb.net? Who the heck are they? Sounds like a spammer.
> How did they get in there? How do I remove them?
This is a topic more appropriate to spf-help. If necessary, please continue
the conversation there...
The wizard looks at your MX records and also the reverse DNS (PTR record for
the IP addresses of your MX receivers):
mail.DWYER.COM. --> A 220.127.116.11 --> PTR exs.dwyer.com.
mail1.stickdog.COM. --> A 18.104.22.168 --> PTR relay.cosmoweb.net.
Nothing unusual going on here. Just the common case where forward and
reverse DNS don't match.
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