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RE: Paul's Mailfrom (Was: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org)

  • From: Vivien M.
  • Date: Mon Aug 26 22:43:29 2002

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu] On 
> Behalf Of Martin
> Sent: August 26, 2002 10:15 PM
> To: nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Paul's Mailfrom (Was: IETF SMTP Working Group 
> Proposal at smtpng.org)
> 
> but surely an MTA derives it's usefulness by running on port 
> 25. i don't remember reading about where in the DNS MX RR you 
> could specify what port the MTA would be listening on...

Well, it must specify it somewhere, since at least a couple of times a
week we have our users ask how to stick a port number in an MX record.
:) 

Where they got this idea is beyond me (unfortunately), but it's quite a
common question... 

Vivien
-- 
Vivien M.
vivienm@dyndns.org
Assistant System Administrator
Dynamic DNS Network Services
http://www.dyndns.org/ 





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