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How to add reverse dns record on cloudflare [on hold]

I need to set PTR record on my cloudflare account, because all outgoing mails are going to spam. I do not see ptr record in my cloudflare account. Can I use txt/srv record instead?
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Reverse DNS records not registered when using DHCP

I've stumbled upon a strange behaviour with Windows machines, which seems to be fairly consistent between all Windows versions from Vista/2008 to 8.1/2012 R2; it doesn't happen instead when using ...
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setting correct PTR record for domain and postfix email server [closed]

I have a problem where I recently figured out, that describes this output! What steps to do to set the DNS PTR record, is the IP in reverse in the name needed? The zone of my domain is: ...
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DNS issue mail server

I tried to find an answer to this one around with no luck so far. I am not a sysadmin, but I work with mailings and one of our server presents some issues. I do not have personal access to the server, ...
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RDNS_NONE from spam assasin result, when it should be positive

when trying to do a spam test on mail-tester.com, spam assassin is giving me RDNS_NONE result. Cant quite figure out why! result i get; -1.274 RDNS_NONE Delivered to internal network by a host ...
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PTR records are not valid. but they should be!! - PTR quandary

I have a perplexing problem from my point of view. Not a mail server expert though so here goes; Using mail-tester.com, done a spam test for my mailserver and it's telling my PTR record is invalid, ...
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reverse dns not propagated

I defined reverse dns zone for server muq.ac.ir in name server which responds to name resolutions for domain muq.ac.ir server. Then I add a ptr record for ip address 80.191.92.199 with value ...
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PTR Webserver and Appserver

I'm a little confused about the setup of a PTR record for reverse dns lookup. We are hosted at Rackspace and we have a front end webserver and behind that an appserver. Users don't access the ...
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The correct PTR record in DNS

I'm confused with my DNS records. I own a domain (e.g. example.com).I've set A record for my SMTP server (e.g. smtp.example.com) for outgoing emails. The email address is (e.g. ...
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How to setup reverse DNS record (PTR) with Webmin?

Sorry, my knowledge in IT is very limited so please kindly forgive me if this is a stupid question. I have a very simple Centos VPS with Webmin installed on mysite.com with IP 123.456.789.5 ...
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Why multiple PTR records in DNS is not recommended?

I often read that using multiple PTR records in a DNS configuration is not recommended. However, the reasons are often vague, or not so obvious, naming: "it can cause problems", "can trigger ...
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What is the safe as AAAA record [closed]

What is safe for AAAA record. Short or full format? I set this e.g.: 4a01:20:18:0:5:8:8:30 This is IP from mail server. But when smtp sending email out i see problems in logs. Gmail return email as ...
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Reverse DNS (PTR) for Email

We are hosting our website (http://www.redappleapartments.com) with a hosting company in Sweden. And we are using godaddy as our email provider. So, our smtp servers are smtp.europe.secureserver.net ...
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Dns filezone setup with mx and spf

I am trying to create a mail server. I bought the domain mastermails.info on godaddy.com. I am struggling with the setup of DNS. Whenever I change something in the MX record to make my server ...
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Are PTR records added only by the ISPs that provide and manage the IPs?

I checked out with my DNS provider to change the PTR records: Dear Sir, We can not modify the PTR records of the IP addresses that you provided, because these IP addresses are not managed ...
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Do reverse entries for name-server, need to match the mailserver name?

I need to setup PTR for a domain and lets say my domain is domain.com and I have my email addresses like email.address@domain.com. I came over this mailing-list article that says: The reverse ...
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What steps to do to set the DNS PTR record, is the IP in reverse in the name needed?

I had the following error: <xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxx.de>: host yyyyyyyyyyyy.yyyyyyyyyyyyy.de[33.33.33.33] refused to talk to me: yyyyyyyyyyyy.yyyyyyyyyyyyy.de (mxeue106) Nemesis ESMTP ...
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Setting Up PTR to correct “Forged hostname” error

Our e-mails mostly get through fine, but here's an error I haven't seen before. Diagnostic-Code: smtp;550 5.7.1 ... Forged hostname for 66.132.221.45 >which resolves as www.medialabinc.net but ...
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How to add PTR record in my DNS? [closed]

Im trying to add a PTR record but the option is not available. The only options I have are listed in the image below. Which record type do I have to use to add PTR record?
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Google gmail block for no ptr of 4to6 ip address

When mail server got only ipv4 address and enabled 4to6 interface, gmail server block mail because of no ptr record of 4to6 address. Why...? Isn't 4to6 address not global standard...?
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hotmail doesn't accept my emails

I have installed and configure postfix as a mail server in ubuntu 12.04. I can send emails to gmail with no problem but I can't send them to hotmail when i enter in putty dig @ns1glr.name.com ...
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PTR record not valid for all domains

We have an issue sending emails to certain domains, namely Time Warner and Cox. Last week, we decommissioned our Exchange 2003 server and now our Exchange 2010 server is doing all of the transport for ...
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Assist in diagnosing reverse dns mismatch

We seem to have an occasional issue, whereby mail is bypassing our first three MX records, and going to our 4th MX record. This is purely a backup, and we think that the reason it is skipping the ...
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issue involving ptr record when sending email on digital ocean server

The Issue We have a website that sends email using php mail function and sendmail. We frequently get email rejected response emails from several destination email servers saying that we have an issue ...
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How to determine which DNS server has the authority to set rDNS (PTR records)?

or to re-phrase... How to determine to whom authority has been delegated to set rDNS? Background In a multi-tier environment, where a block of IP's is assigned, then further split and assigned ...
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PTR record only added on IP owner side? no in DNS Zone files?

i wanted to add PTR record, to my domain so the reverse IP is in PTR points to my nameserver. So on my hosting IP provider i set my nameserver for the IP and it now shows in PTR (i used this ...
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Gmail does not accept mail from a new server

I am setting up a new server and discovered that Gmail does not accept emails from this server. I checked Exim logfiles and found the following: Our system has detected that this\n550-5.7.1 message ...
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How to match PTR record with a different domain?

I am a bit confused about PTR records and how to set it up correctly. This is the current setup: A website: domain.com, on this website I have a mailaddress info@domain.com. On domain.com I have an ...
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pointing different records to a CNAME record

I am trying to figure out the following and want to know "why" this is or is not possible. 1) May an MX record “point to” a CNAME record? 2) May a CNAME record “point to” a CNAME record? 3) May an ...
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rDNS entry on a separate name server from forward dns - is this okay?

Our reverse DNS lookup is delegated to our name server (ns.example1.com) by AT&T, who leases us our IP address (1.2.3.4) and our forward DNS lookups were on the same name server (ns.example1.com). ...
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delegating /24 and /64 reverse zones

I'm sure I'm overlooking something so simple, but I'm just not seeing it... I'm trying to delegate the /24 and /64 reverse zones for our Test network to hosts within the Test network. I'm seeing the ...
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How to Prevent email going to Spam [closed]

I have changed web hosting from hostgator to servermania. I setup my email using ISPConfig 3 control panel. Now, my email was flag as spam by gmail. When I test my email using test@allaboutspam.com, ...
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rDNS setup to prevent emails appearing as spam / phishing messages

We are trying to send email without the email appearing in the spam folder. The emails that we are sending is solicited bulk email. The main problem is that the emails are appearing as phishing ...
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which one is best for PTR record: domain or hostname

I have a VPS with the following IP: 82.197.45.124 domain: example.com hostname: server.example.com PTR record: 82.197.45.124 > server.example.com There is no an "A" record for "server" ...
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A and PTR records and redundant Internet connections

Want to set up PTR record(s) to handle the following: Site with mail server (Exchange 2010) has three Internet connections, with the firewall handling load balancing. I know that if the Internet ...
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Postfix sending emails via multiple broadband lines

I have a site that send out emails from a postfix server. They have multiple broadband lines for load balancing and failover. I want them to be able to send out emails though both lines without the ...
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SMTP Reverse DNS Mismatch

My dedicated server ns382087.ovh.net resolves to 46.105.98.72 and hosts multiple domain with several dedicated IP addresses. Each new IP address is added to /etc/network/interfaces Among them, the ...
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How do I set up a reverse zone file?

I have this zone file in bind: $TTL 86400 mysite.net. IN SOA ns1.mysite.net. admin.mysite.net. ( 2006012008 86400 3600 604800 86400 ) ...
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Reverse DNS / PTR with Fasthosts shared hosting enviroment

I'm not that clued up on all aspects of DNS so apologies if this is a stupid question of sorts. Basically I have a VPS with one provider(Xeneurope) and the domain names with another(Fasthosts). Not ...
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Windows 7 PTR records with Cisco DHCP server

I would like to have my windows 7 clients register their own PTR records since I use a Cisco DHCP servers. DNS is Active Directory integrated. How can I go about doing so without setting up a ...
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does ping command to a dns name uses DNS PTR type messages?

Okay I cant understand this, when I try to ping to a machine on my network using the name associated I get a response from that machine, thats normal.. But there are messages that the sender sends to ...
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Is it safe to use ptr in SPF?

Suppose you have the domain yourdomain.com, and you have set the following SPF: v=spf1 +ptr:yourdomain.com ~all Now, I have the IP address 1.2.3.4, and I am also the administrator of ...
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PTR record needed? Where?

I have a problem which I think can be resolved by adding a ptr record. Email isn't working for xx@domain_a.com. I looked up the smtp issues on mxtoolbox.com which returned the following: SMTP Reverse ...
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Will PTR records for IP's that relay mail?

I am having some spam issues with my mail server. I have multiple servers that are relaying mail through my mail server. I am wanting to know if PTR records for these servers will have any effect ...
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Forward PTR request if not found

I am attempting to find a way to forward PTR request, if not found in local master zones. I'm transitioning a network from one domain (and dns servers) to another, which is easy for A records - but a ...
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ptr records for mulitple vhosts (www and mail)

My IP address is shared between my webserver and mail server: www.example.com A 123.123.123.123 mail.example.com A 123.123.123.123 Setting up a PTR record for mail affected both of my mail and web ...
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PTR and A record must match?

RFC 1912 Section 2.1 states the following: Make sure your PTR and A records match. For every IP address, there should be a matching PTR record in the in-addr.arpa domain. If a host is ...
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PTR records for mail server

If the domain for our outbound emails is mail.example.com and the MX records (mail servers) for this domain are: mail1.example.com and mail2.example.com what's the prpoer PTR records in this case: ...
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Reverse dns how to setup ptr record?

For my own mailserver I now have to setup PTR records for the reverse DNS. My question is in which fields do I put what? For example my ip is 123.234.55.62 and domain mydomain.com (with mailserver ...
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My ISP set up a PTR record for my mail server, but some places aren't seeing it

I have a VPS running Windows 2008 server with plesk 9, which I am using for email. I asked to my ISP to add a PTR record, which they did but my mails still droping into spam box. I have checked ...