[Pdns-users] Secondary MX

bert hubert ahu at ds9a.nl
Fri Mar 26 11:35:21 UTC 2004

On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 09:19:45AM +0000, MrDemeanour wrote:
> Hi, I'm new to the list (and fairly green with PDNS).
> I am running a simple, single zone with my own MX (Sendmail). I have set 
> up two secondaries to point to my ISP's inbound relays; my fourth, and 
> lowest-priority MX points back to my primary. The idea is that I have 
> spam-filtering on my MX, and that spammers frequently send to a 
> secondary to avoid filtering.
> PDNS is serving only the first three MX records - the lowest-prioority 
> record has gone to lunch. I understand this is a bug; is there a fix?

The newest PDNS will support this, the current version sees these records as
identical because it does not check the priority before removing duplicates.

> I have a second question (which might not relate specifically to PDNS): 
> how can I set up my domain so that http://mydomain.net points to the 
> same address as http://www.mydomain.net? If I set up an A record for 
> mydomain.net, that's all that PDNS will serve for the domain, even if I 
> ask for ANY record. As a consequence, my DNS would be broken - no NS 
> records, no MX records.

This story sounds like you setup a CNAME record instead of an A record.

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