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Re: MX record



On Friday 19 March 2004 13:31, geeta cdfd org in wrote:

>
> Now my qn is can the email server be given the private IP or should
> it also have public IP natted to private IP
>
> present entry in named.hosts
>
> IN MX 100 www.cdfd.org.in.
> cdfd.org.in In A 210.212.212.3
>
> Now I want to change to
>
> IN MX 100 mail.cdfd.org.in
> mail.cdfd.org.in IN A ?
>
> ? --> can be a private IP or not
>
 
>

Think about it for a minute.  If you plugged a private address into 
your public DNS MX record and some other mail server tried to use it, 
what would happen if that other mail server had a connection to its 
own private network that contained the same private address?


Regards,  Mike Klinke




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