SA, MS, RBL problem

Vasiliy Boulytchev vasiliy at
Wed Jan 24 18:42:53 CET 2007

All of the servers listed in /etc/resolv.conf perform forwarding, and 
they all have been tested.

Anything else I could check?


Vasiliy Boulytchev
vasiliy at

Matt Kettler wrote:
> Vasiliy Boulytchev wrote:
>> I have setup rbldnsd daemon, and am rsyncing down from NJABL...
>> I have made the local DNS cachers forward queries to rbldnsd. That can
>> be tested via dig @dnscacheserver i see
>> that query get forwarded to rbldnsd, and i see the query in the log so i
>> know 100 percent that rsync is working, dns forwarding is working
>> correctly from bind to rbldnsd host
>> so thats out of the question....   MS machine is checking for DNS only
>> against that dns cache server... so any queries for njabl should in
>> theory forward to my rbldnsd box
> Check your /etc/resolv.conf. Are there *any* DNS servers in there other than the
> cacheserver that forwards to rbldnsd?
> SpamAssassin has a strong tendency to use the "first working" DNS server it
> finds for all of its queries. So if there are multiple entries in resolv.conf,
> SA could be using a server other than your cacheserver, unless ALL of the listed
> servers perform forwarding.

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