FreeBSD mail forwarder and SPF
Mark D. Foster
mark at foster.cc
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 freebsd.org) 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 mx2.freebsd.org as a valid MX for
> danm at prime.gushi.org
The solution is @ http://www.openspf.org/FAQ/Forwarding
If garga@ isn't following the recommended practice of whitelisting
freebsd.org's MX servers then breakage results. That said,
mx2.freebsd.org is NOT LISTED as an MX of freebsd.org, so maybe that is
contributing to the problem.
Said one park ranger, 'There is considerable overlap between the
intelligence of the smartest bears and the dumbest tourists.'
Mark D. Foster, CISSP <mark at foster.cc> http://mark.foster.cc/
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