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Re: Administrative Overheads Arising from UCE

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  • From: Lars Marowsky-Br�e < >
  • Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 15:47:44 +0100
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On 1999-02-17T16:29:43,
   Esa Laitinen laitinen@localhost said:

> Really? Don't tell that to Sonera (running domain): that is their
> default configuration for customers that hire fixed lines. You have to
> specifically ask for opening port 25 if you want to receive the messages
> directly.
> For example, check out mx records for, and after that try to
> connect to each host it shows.

Why, do tell, should someone enter non-functional MX records into the DNS?
Thats broken by design.

MX records which are not reachable because they are on the dialup side off a
link, ok. But MX records which are firewalled ? Come on.

    Lars Marowsky-Brie
Lars Marowsky-Brie
Network Management Netzdienste GmbH - DPN Verbund-Partner

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