It will be accepted if you're configured to resolve on the domain name
only. It will bounce if you're configured to require a machine name +
domain name for resolution. Depends on how you've got your DNS set up.
It's not a function of the script.
On Wed, 14 May 1997 rlcarr @
> What exactly is a "domain that can't be resolved"? I'm starting to get
> worried that some anti-spam measure are going to cause email from UUCP
> hosts (like my home machine) to be rejected as spam because its return
> address is not a machine that's on the net.
> In my particular case, the hostname of my home machine is (say) homemachine.
> The domain name of my UUCP provider (which IS on the net) is (say) isp.net.
> Mail to users on my home machine is addressed to user @
> and email from said users has a return address of the same thing.
> So, under anti-spam measures like the check_mail ruleset, will mail
> from my home machine be bounced because "homemachine.isp.net" cannot
> be resolved (if you try to ping it you'll get "unknown host"), or will
> it be accepted because "isp.net" is a valid domain, or will it be accepted
> because my UUCP feed provides an MX record for homemachine.isp.net ?
> == Rich