From: Dave Rynne (dave at domain dspsrv.com)
Date: Wed 01 Aug 2001 - 09:39:19 IST
> > > It should let you identify a machine which your sendmail will send
> > > mail to (rather than sending it directly)
> > iirc, as of 8.11.3 it no longer specifies a /machine/ rather it
> > specifies an /MX/.
> I can find nothing in the docs or source for Sendmail 8.12.0.Beta16
> which indicates that this is the case... where did you see this change
> published ?
> > Ie mail is sent to the hosts listed under the MX records of DS.
> > second ie: if DS does not have an MX record, then mail will not be
> > sent.
> A records were always used if no MX records exist - has this changed ?
Not that I'm aware of - AFAIK it only falls back to MX records if the
host(s) associated with the A record(s) are unavailable. At least
that's the behavior I've observed over the last couple of years.
> > --paulj
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