spam.lists.conf and SORBS
mike at ZANKER.ORG
Tue Feb 17 21:30:40 GMT 2004
On 17 February 2004 19:56 +0000 Magda Hewryk <mhewryk at SYMCOR.COM> wrote:
> By "I can't resolve" I mean I can't dig or nslookup on it:
># nslookup sbl.spamhaus.org
> ** server can't find sbl.spamhaus.org: SERVFAIL
> However I can resolve relays.ordb.org
> Name: relays.ordb.org
> Address: 18.104.22.168
> I set different servers and still can't resolve my RBLs except ordb.
> Any thoughts?
Yes - don't worry about it, it doesn't matter. You don't need to be
able to resolve sbl.spamhaus.org because that's not how blacklist DNS
lookups work. If you want to check if the IP address 22.214.171.124 against
sbl.spamhaus.org you need to check
If it doesn't resolve then 126.96.36.199 is not in that list - if it resolves
(to 127.0.0.x) then it is in the list.
Don't worry that you can't resolve sbl.spamhaus.org by itself - it's
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