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It is perfectly possible. It's a matter of what DNS you're using or who hosts it. Below is a (very) shortened version of my zone. IN MX 100 mx.bromosapien.net. mailer IN A 69.7.19.205 healer IN A 69.7.19.204 You can see that "healer" and "mx" (my mail server) have two different A ...


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Yeah, check out Namebench. Try out namebench. It hunts down the fastest DNS servers available for your computer to use. namebench runs a fair and thorough benchmark using your web browser history, tcpdump output, or standardized datasets in order to provide an individualized recommendation. namebench is completely free and does not modify your ...


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An alternative is Google DNS: myip(){ dig @8.8.8.8 -t txt o-o.myaddr.l.google.com | grep "client-subnet" | grep -o "\([0-9]\{1,3\}\.\)\{3\}\([0-9]\{1,3\}\)" ; } If your system does not have dig, then host will be exactly equivalent: myip(){ host -t txt o-o.myaddr.l.google.com 8.8.8.8 | grep -oP "client-subnet ...


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Check if you have DNS servers in /etc/resolv.conf and if not add at least one. Example #check dns servers > cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 192.168.1.254 #add one dns server > echo nameserver 192.168.1.253 >> /etc/resolv.conf #check dns servers again > cat /etc/resolv.conf nameserver 192.168.1.254 nameserver 192.168.1.253 Note that the ...


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You could always set the Barracuda hostname to the IP address of your mail server in /etc/hosts on the new product server instance. It's an ugly hack, but it should work if your host uses standard DNS resolver libraries. Oh, and it will break TLS, too, since there would be a name mismatch with the SSL certificate.


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You must have your reverse and forward zones separate from each other at all times. Example forward zone, zone "angelsofclockwork.net" $ORIGIN angelsofclockwork.net. $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA angelsofclockwork.net. palaceredirect.angelsofclockwork.net. ( 410 3H 15M ...



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