FreeBSD mail forwarder and SPF

Mark D. Foster mark at
Mon Dec 10 15:39:27 PST 2007

Dan Mahoney, System Admin wrote:
> Hello all,
> I secure my outbound e-mail with SPF.  One of the ports maintainers
> (garga at also secures his INBOUND e-mail with SPF.
> I tried to e-mail garga about a minor doc-bug, and got a bounce, since
> his mailserver didn't recognize as a valid MX for
> danm at
The solution is @
If garga@ isn't following the recommended practice of whitelisting's MX servers then breakage results. That said, is NOT LISTED as an MX of, so maybe that is
contributing to the problem.

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 intelligence of the smartest bears and the dumbest tourists.'
Mark D. Foster, CISSP <mark at>

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