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From Doug McNutt <dougl...@macnauchtan.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] http://194.16.84.195 is running on my own Apache 2.2 on my own machine...
Date Sat, 23 Sep 2006 20:08:36 GMT
At 23:49 +0200 9/23/06, Dan Ostberg wrote:
>I actually got my domain from Network Solutions...it's like you write
>that I can use their DNS. For the domain.com linked to 194.16.84.ยง95.
>But I have also email via my present ISP...I reckon I also need to have
>a 'mail server DNS' for http://mail.domain.com with Network Solutions or
>do I have to set up an own server on my machine

This list gets a bit fussy about non-apache stuff and mail fits that description but. . .

There are such things as MX records in the DNS database. I suspect you could create such a
record on Network Solutions' site that points to your "email via my present ISP".

You're using dan@elvberg.com now. That presumably points to your current web host or ISP who
provides the "authority" section for the DNS servers. There be gremlins everywhere but use
dig to find out what the MX records look like now. DNS entries propagate slowly and what I
got may not be current.

dig mail.elvberg.com
mail.elvberg.com.       3600    IN      CNAME   s20.dknet.se.
s20.dknet.se.           3600    IN      A       195.43.38.20

qmail or sendmail on your own machine are next but spam can easily overload a user-speed connection.
I'm thinking about it right after I get apache 2 working properly on the Linux box in the
corner. Without this list I wouldn't even be close.
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