Reverse DNS lookup is the determination of a domain name that is associated with a given IP address using the Domain Name System (DNS) of the Internet.

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What should be the reverse DNS for the email server?

When I nslookup x.x.x.x my web server's IP address I get this error: Non-existent domain. Must it return the top domain like mydomain.com or it is okay to return ...
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Zone File to Reverse DNS? [closed]

I'm trying to find out my reverse DNS IP so that I can get my mail ports forwarded on TransIP.co.uk but I'm not entirely sure what it is. So far I've managed to generate a 'Zone file'? What do I do ...
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mx server: multiple domains on one ip

I'm just a bit confused about the correct DNS setup for hosting multiple domains on a single server with one ip. For example the mail server (domain/reverse: example.com) should host 3 domains: ...
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Setting up SMTP correctly [duplicate]

I've created a mailbox on my VPS, using CentOS and Virtualmin. But all mails that I send go to trash. I've used http://mxtoolbox.com/ and from what I understand it goes to the trashmail because of a ...
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CentOS Cannot resolve any hostnames

I am trying to set up a server(PHP/HTTPD) in CentOS. When I use ipaddress to access the website its working fine. But using domain name its not working. So I used ping command to check. ping ...
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nslookup does not work on certain IP address [closed]

when I gave nslookup 74.125.236.200 Server: 192.168.5.11 Address: 192.168.5.11#53 Non-authoritative answer: 200.236.125.74.in-addr.arpa name = maa03s17-in-f8.1e100.net. ...
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How do I restrict the domain name for reverse DNS updates with bind and nsupdate?

I've set up Bind to allow hosts to update only their own DNS entries, but I'm having trouble with the reverse DNS portion of this. My configuration is as follows: named.conf options { listen-on ...
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Captive portal and walled internet

I am creating a tour guide app which visitors can download when they arrive on location. There will be a Hotspot to which they connect, they will get a welcome page with instruction (and a button to ...
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Do I need to Set-up PTR record in SPF Setting?

I have set-up the RDNS from my hosting provider for the ip address to resolve to "maximus.example.com". After that, do I also need to add the PTR records to the SPF Text details in my DNS zone file as ...
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Returning mails - revDNS + Helo command rejected: Host not found

i've got a VPS server and directadmin with multiple domains on it. I've noticed annoying problem with email sending on one of domains. Sometimes when I send email to client it bounce to me with ...
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Is it possible to set a PTR record for Github Pages hosting?

Icelandic domains (.is) require that their domains support reverse DNS, which means configuring PTR records on the hosting server. Is it possible to set up a PTR record for GitHub Pages site hosting? ...
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IPv6 record will not take for rDNS

I added the following to named.conf zone "3IP6.A.B.C.ip6.arpa" { type master; file "3IP6.A.B.C.ip6.arpa"; allow-update { none; }; }; I then created my dns zone record called 3IP6.A.B.C.ip6.arpa ...
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Reverse DNS record can't point to Domain name but it can point to IP [closed]

I am using parallels plesk for hosting my websites, Some days ago I tried to send emails from my mail server and the mails were going to spam,So i tried spam assassin to detect whats wrong. Here is ...
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Managing IPv6 rDNS

Still very new to IPv6 and I talked to my datacenter and they do not do rDNS for IPv6. Unfortunately we currently do not support rDNS for IPv6 allocations. We can however delegate the IP block ...
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Cannot load reverse lookup zones containing “rich-text” PTR records

Summary I am attempting to set up Wide-Area Bonjour (aka DNS-SD) using ISC Bind 9.9.5, but cannot load reverse lookup zones providing discovery of "rich-text" service domains. Background According ...
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Appropriate PTR records for mail server [duplicate]

I realize this is a common question around here, but I'm having trouble understanding one part of it. I want to setup a mail server to send newsletters and other marketing emails for a few of my ...
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Windows Reverse Lookup Zone & Subnetting

We have a /23 subnet that we are trying to create a reverse lookup zone on our Windows server. 172.16.150.0/23 Unfortunately we can't add a subnet mask. None of the links I've found thus far make ...
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hMailServer IP got blocked, what should I do?

I'm using hMailServer application in order to host my own mail server. I'm currently hosting three domains (I just buy the domain and host them in my machines) Everything is doing well, all my ...
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How to add reverse dns record on cloudflare [closed]

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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ipv6 reverse dns not working unless +trace is specified

I'm trying to set up reverse dns for ipv6 in my lan. The dns server which should be delegated is at 2001:5c0:1400:b::9 and an host for which RDNS should work is at 2001:5c0:1500:300::1. The problem ...
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One vps 2 ips 2 domains

So like the title suggest I have 1 VPS, 2 IPs, and 2 domains. It has been a constant uphill battle trying to keep things separate so before I continue I would like to ask is it even possible? So as ...
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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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PowerDNS Reverse lookup is not responding in VPN connected network

I created a test network. It is a star VPN network with: - 1 main router - 2 subrouters (DrayTek Vigor 2920) - behind each router a client - behind the main router a PowerDNS machine now the ...
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Priorities or ambiguos DNS reverse zone with Bind

In my internal DNS running on Bind9 all machines are available at up to 3 different domain names, i.e. all machines are listed as machine.legacy.domain and machine.new.domain. Some machines are joined ...
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Zimbra uses other IP than assigned, causing HELO/Reverse-DNS mismatch

We've got a vServer running Zimbra and a web server, each of them having its own IP address. 1.1.1.11 - vServer, running: -- 1.1.1.12/mx1.ipsum.com - Zimbra mail server -- 1.1.1.13 - web server ...
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Fix “DNS hostname not available” on server behind firewall

I am running Max OS X Server and can't set up Open Directory. I get an error saying that "This computer's host name is invalid. The host name does not resolve to any configured address of this ...
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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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How to get reverse DNS to work for multiple IPs and domains on Windows Server EC2 instance?

I have a EC2 instance setup running hMailServer. I have a primary IP on the system that I am using for example1.com email. I would like to also add a second domain example2.com using a different IP ...
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Deleting reverse zone in windows 2003 DNS server

This is my first time posting here on server fault. The problem i am faced with is when i try to add another DC to my network i am getting a very weird error. After some countless hours and re-reading ...
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Reverse DNS entry when using “external” dns server

Administrator of my company allowed me to put my own server in our datacenter and gave me one public address of our AS pool. I've installed linux and configured basic services. Then i've added A ...
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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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rDNS and hostname conflict

My server has 3 IPs: 2 for dns stuff for example 192.0.2.1 and 192.0.2.2, and one that I use for outgoing email, let's say 192.0.2.3. My hostname is mail.mydomain1.com. The problem began when I ...
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Do internet standards require reverse DNS for every device?

The requirements surrounding reverse DNS are confusing! People frequently talk about everything breaking if reverse DNS is not present, and that sounds scary. Even in cases where applications don't ...
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Remove Port Access Using mod_rewrite or Something Else

Server Info: Apache VPS, WHM/cPanel, CentOS I am using a CDN/reverse proxy (Cloudflare) to obscure the true IP of my server. So I intend to access WHM/cPanel using the direct IP like this: ...
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Reverse DNS zones, are they gluable?

Our DNS infrastructure is a bit fractured. We have multiple separate DNS servers for different parts of the company. However, we do still have some interchange issues. Right now a server from ...
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Two servers, severals domains, reverse DNS and blacklist

I will try to explain the context. 2 VPS with PLESK 11.5 The first (named vps67877.ovh.net - we call it v67) is a mail server (ip 37.187.33.38) The second (named vps68789.ovh.net - we call it v68) ...
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Get IP network range after reverse DNS?

For analytics purposes, I'm looking at large sets of IP addresses in server log files. I'm trying to perform reverse-DNS lookups to understand where traffic is coming from - e.g. what percentage of ...
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Cisco DNS Inspection disallows Reverse Lookup

I'm trying to use DNS Doctoring on my ASA 5505, but apparenly DNS Doctoring required DNS Inspection, and DNS Inspection forbids reverse lookup requests?! How do work around this? I did find this: ...
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Reverse lookup SERVFAIL

I just set up a DNS server and a web server using Virtualbox. The IP address of the DNS server is 192.168.56.101 and the web server 192.168.56.102. Here are my configuration files for the DNS server: ...
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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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Is there a way to use Bind9 $GENERATE directive for rDNS of ranges bigger than /24?

The $GENERATE directive of bind9 makes it possible to autogenerate the reverse mapping for a range of IPs what is really helpfull for reverse dns of a dhcp range. But it seems that the $GENERATE ...
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Are PTR records added only by the ISPs that provide and manage the IPs?

I am administering a network with many locations and work with multiple providers I checked out with my DNS provider to change the PTR records for one of the IPs, they replied: Dear Sir, We ...
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Comparing 2 CSV files in powershell exporting difference to another file

I've write this script out, and could have swore I had it giving me a Failed early this morning but now I'm getting nothing and not sure why. Basically I need to compare $SourceAddress with ...
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What domain to set in rDNS

I have a few different domains on a shared IP address. One of them is having trouble sending email, as certain mail servers reject the email for not having rDNS set up properly. The thing is there ...
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Powershell pipe exporting to csv is loosing data

I'm trying to write a script that will take input from a .txt file of IP address. Do a reverse DNS lookup to get the hostname of the IP address and then export that data into .csv file. Here is what ...
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server can't find XXX.in-addr.arpa: NXDOMAIN

I am facing problem while configuring BIND DNS sowing server can't find XXX.in-addr.arpa: NXDOMAIN while reverse dns check! everything works on forward DNS lookup but reverse DNS lookup fails. Here ...
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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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Forwarder dns not resolving reverse lookups

I have created one new dns server in lab and its working properly. Earlier we were using another dns server for lab pc's as 10.20.30.xx. which is outside the lab premises. now issue with newly created ...
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Delegate NS resource record of IPv4 subnet

Is it possible for a reverse zone to name another DNS server in the NS record? I want to delegate DNS for all addresses within a subnet to a site using that subnet. Our office leases a subnet which is ...
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Way to find all domains that have a CNAME to my domain? [closed]

I have a web service that allows users to white-label our software by using their own domain over ours. This is done by the user adding a CNAME record from their domain to our domain. Is there a way ...