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When I do a reverse DNS of my IP address I'm finding a different server name? This isn't my domain name. I was testing my mail server and it gave that warning. How do I fix it?

$ nslookup

Default Server:

Address: 192.168.16.1

> 184.82.92.84

Server:

Address: 192.168.16.1

Name: mail.productservicestuv.com

Address: 184.82.92.84
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The reverse DNS (which is a PTR record in the in-addr.arpa zone) is set by whoever owns the IP allocation. You need to ask whoever provided the IP to you (e.g. the ISP or hosting provider) to change the record.

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Ok thanks! Email sent! –  Chloe Oct 29 '12 at 5:48

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