unable to reach bsd-lists via mail

Paul Macdonald paul at ifdnrg.com
Sun Jun 19 12:13:25 UTC 2011

On 19/06/2011 13:03, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> 2011-06-19 08:22, Matthew Seaman skrev:
>> On 18/06/2011 23:29, Christopher J. Ruwe wrote:
>>> The mailer answers "220 mail.cruwe.de ESMTP Postfix" when telnet'ed, so
>>> I guess that is what the mailer returns as hostname.
>>> I did not know about that DNS/rDNS issue ...
>> You need the name your mail server HELOs as to resolve both forwards and
>> reverse ---
> No. Our mailserver does not resolve DNS/rDNS and I can send mail
> without problems to freebsd.org.
reverse dns is definately a good thing to have in place if you want your 
mail to be accepted by remote MTA's.

I didn't see the OP post an error message in this thread, that would be 
a good place to start.

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