reverse DNS (was: Provo Internet options)

Michael L Torrie torriem at chem.byu.edu
Tue Nov 28 16:42:51 MST 2006


On Tue, 2006-11-28 at 14:18 -0700, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> > IMO it's so easy to configure your mail server correctly, or hire
> > someone to do so, that this is not an unreasonable requirement.
> 
> That was mostly my point… is setting it up so that AOL is happy  
> considered configured properly? From what I read on wikipedia is isn't.

You really can't do anything.  The reverse lookup mappings are solely
controlled by whoever has legal ownership of the netblock (according to
ICANN).  Thus unless your isp will set this reverse mapping for you,
there isn't anything you can do about it.

Michael


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