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Date:      Sun, 29 Dec 2002 07:46:30 -0600
From:      Erik Greenwald <erik@smluc.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: What are the SMTP rules for sending mail to FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <20021229074630.A8018@xarx.midsouth.rr.com>
In-Reply-To: <20021228210308.D12635@citusc.usc.edu>; from kris@obsecurity.org on Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 09:03:08PM -0800
References:  <20021229002250.GC92510@wantadilla.lemis.com> <Pine.BSF.4.44.0212282231070.18241-100000@pooh.ASARian.org> <20021228210308.D12635@citusc.usc.edu>

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On Sat, Dec 28, 2002 at 09:03:08PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> 
> freebsd.org does not care if your reverse DNS mapping points back to
> the name you identified yourself with, it only checks that the name
> the server IDs itself as when submitting email resolves to the correct
> IP address.
> 
> Many people (including me) have a working setup where reverse DNS
> mappings do not give back the original hostname we ID with.
> 
> Kris

the mailing lists and user accounts are fairly forgiving, but the gnats/pr
stuff doesn't seem to be... is that by design? right now I'm filling out
the send-pr form, :w'ing it, then scp'ing it out to a viable mailer and
hand-editing the comment stuff out and sending that... (current setup is
a pair of fbsd clients behind a redcrap ipmasq (natd)... the redhat machine
CAN send pr's, its sendmail smarthost/masq stuff works, I can't get the fbsd
ones to do the right thing tho...)

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