Bounced Mail - DNS Problems?

Hugo van der Kooij hvdkooij at
Wed Apr 4 22:21:23 IST 2007

On Wed, 4 Apr 2007, Johnny Stork wrote:

> I had actually tried that before, but here is my problem. I run a Scalix mail 
> server internally and so it is setup to send outgoing mail to 
> ( which runs mailscanner and is the SMTP 
> mail server for my network. But as soon as I ad the A record for 
> so it resolves to, the Scalix 
> mailserver cannot route/forward all outgoing mail to 
> Is there any way I can have the internal machines resolve/see the servers 
> only with their internal IP's, even if there is a cooresponding a record and 
> routable ip address?

Stupid suggestion which works just about all the time:

Overide DNS entries for A records with an entry in the local hosts file.


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