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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: Bug in RemoteDelivery mailet?
Date Tue, 28 Oct 2003 17:28:21 GMT
> This reminds me (again -- I wrote the same thing on October 11, in
> response to a question) of something I've seen in the finally block
> in org.apache.james.dnsserver.DNSServer.findMXRecords(hostname).

> If the DNS lookup fails to find MX records, then findMXRecords() may
> return simply the hostname from the email address.

See RFC 2821, section 5: "If no MX records are found, but an A RR is found,
the A RR is treated as if it was associated with an implicit MX RR, with a
preference of 0, pointing to that host."

	--- Noel


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