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You need to configure the reverse DNS (PTR) records for your elastic IPs by filling out this form. Make sure your A records are correct or they will not create the PTR record.
Are you preparing the server for decommission by any chance? I had a similar issue when trying to move Active Directory from 2003 to a new 2012 box at 2 sites. 3 questions: I presume you are running ipv4? If so, disable ipv6 on the 2012 box as it gets in the way & can cause issues. I spent 3 wasted hours on an early install before I learn't that ...
Yes, it is absolutely possible to set the PTR for that IP address to be anything in the world, including the possibility of setting it to point to your domain. Yes, you will have to use the company's DNS - there is NO way around this.* Yes, you are also correct that it is only a single record. However, that single record is NOT part of your domain's zone - ...
You control the domain name, not the IP block. You can assign your domain to any IP you want. The only person able to add a PR record back to your domain (or to any hostname they want) is the admin who controls that IP block. You can do a search online for "whois" and type in the IP to find the owner, or just ask whoever your IT contact is at work.
The MX record must point to the SMTP server handling incoming mails. So when you ask the question whether the MX record should point to the outgoing SMTP server, the POP3 server or both, then the answer is no. Obviously the POP3 server and the incoming SMTP server must be somehow tied to each other, but they don't have to be on the same IP. If they are on ...
Apparently all I had to do was to setup PTR record via VPS control panel - not via Webmin. So hoster provides a tool to set PTR record and it seems that doing that manually in my own DNS server BIND has no effect (for some reason)
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