[lug] Re: Virtual Hosting

Nate Duehr nate at natetech.com
Thu Mar 15 11:28:16 MST 2001

Yep, throwing services (like mail or IRC) into the mix that like to see
reverses match forwards makes for more interesting planning.


Justin wrote:
> Say one of those records is like a mail server or something. Shouldn't
> you have the ip resolve back to the mail server hostname? I know BIND
> will complain about MX address's that are CNAME's and not actual A
> records for the zone. The dns resolution will still work properly, but
> I think having the PTR for the mail server hostname is the "correct"
> way to do things. Or another example that I have experienced setting
> up , is in the case of irc virtual hosts. The hostname needs to be a
> PTR record otherwise it won't work.

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