rbl and timeout

Matt Kettler mkettler at evi-inc.com
Wed Mar 19 14:02:25 GMT 2008

Alessandro Dentella wrote:

> Thanks for this hint. There's a point I missed and now I got (I think) .
> I thought that a check toward an rbl was similar to what on a shell would
> be:
>   $ host    ip_to_be_checked     my.preferred.rbl.org
> while enabling named querylog and using rblcheck I see that is like this:
>   $ host    ip_to_be_checked.my.preferred.rbl.org

Actually, the IP should be backwards, in-addr.arpa style..

ie: if I wanted to look up in my.preferred.rbl.org I'd look up

> so now I understand your configuration.
> Thanks
> sandro
> *:-)
> PS: as far as using rbldnsd or not... reading spamhouse FAQ it seems that we
>     are not even entitled to use the free servers from spamhouse...

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