new domain screwed

David Schwartz
Sat Nov 27 22:48:49 1999

> On 26 Nov 1999, Michael Harnois wrote:
> > The change of to as the sender
> > address for the list has screwed things mightily here, because
> > does not resolve.
> Yes, and a lot of Sendmail installations won't accept mail from any domain
> that doesn't resolve.

	Are you sure that's true? You're supposed to be able to send mail to a
domain even if it's not connected directly to the 'net. Isn't that what MX
records are for? has an MX record, so it's not like you don't
know where it's supposed to go.

	What if you have a mail-only domain? Why does it need an IP address?