BGP & reverse dns

David Malone dwmalone at
Thu Sep 22 11:39:16 PDT 2005

On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 09:51:49AM -0600, Steve Suhre wrote:
> I don't want to turn off reverse lookups, is there anyway to get around 
> this? Or a simple fix on their end? I know nothing about BGP routing... 
> We're running sendmail, and spammassassin through procmail. The mail 
> problem started recently when we upgraded sendmail and added 
> spamassassin, but their DNS/BGP problems have been there for a while....

Any BGP issues should be independent of any DNS issues. If you can
tell us the IP address that can't be looked up, then we can possibly
say what's wrong (though it is unlikely to be directly FreeBSD related).


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