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Re: blacklist user beware

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 10:32:25AM -0500, Roy Bixler wrote:
> This weekend when setting up Z-Mailer on a new NetBSD installation, I
> discovered an interesting little catch.  I use the ORDB list of open
> It turns out that, instead of the usual DNS requests of the form
> d.c.b.a.relays.ordb.org, the SMTP server was actually requesting
> d.c.b.a.relays.ordb.org.org.  Whoever is in charge of the org.org

   What might be in your   /etc/resolv.conf  file ?
   Specifically if you have a "search" line(s) there ?

   My resolver has never (to my knowledge) done any such traversals,
   but one never knows..

> In hopes this might save someone some trouble-ly yours,
> R.

/Matti Aarnio	<mea@nic.funet.fi>
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