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    Default HELP MX record cannot deliver mail

    HELP My mx record is not working right. here is what I get

    How I am searching:
    Searching for mail.dandcserver.net MX record at m.root-servers.net [202.12.27.33]: Got referral to J.GTLD-SERVERS.net. (zone: net.) [took 87 ms]
    Searching for mail.dandcserver.net MX record at J.GTLD-SERVERS.net. [192.48.79.30]: Got referral to dnsserver2.dandcserver.net. (zone: dandcserver.net.) [took 202 ms]
    Searching for mail.dandcserver.net MX record at dnsserver2.dandcserver.net. [69.205.175.150]: Reports that no MX records exist. [took 48 ms]

    Answer:
    No MX records exist for mail.dandcserver.net. [Neg TTL=86400 seconds]

    Details:
    dnsserver2.dandcserver.net. (an authoritative nameserver for dandcserver.net.) says that there are no MX records for mail.dandcserver.net.
    The E-mail address in charge of the dandcserver.net. zone is: hostmaster@dandcserver@net.


    There is no need to refresh the page -- to see the DNS traversal, to make sure that all DNS servers are reporting
    the same results, you can Click Here.

    Note that these results are obtained in real-time, meaning that these are not cached results.
    These results are what DNS resolvers all over the world will see right now (unless they have cached information).


    I can post my zone file or anything else. I would appricate anyones help
    Last edited by computerguy24; 09-01-2006 at 03:30 PM.

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    phoenix is offline Zimbra Consultant & Moderator
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    Have a look at this DNS thread - that should tell you what you need to know about setting your files. I'm assuming that you are using a local copy of BIND rather than public DNS host. Post some details of what you're doing if you still have problems.
    Regards


    Bill


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    dijichi2 is offline OpenSource Builder & Moderator
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    for some reason the zimbra installer either takes fqdn or takes hostname+resolv.conf search suffix default, then does an mx record against that fqdn. however, very few people set an mx record for the mx A record, its far more common to do it against the domain.

    try the dns lookup again, where you were trying mail.dandcserver.net, try dandcserver.net.

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