Question

NO reverse RTR detected?

  • Posted August 8, 2013

When I test my domain dns in intodns.com (after adding spf record) I found the following error in the “Reverse MX A records (PTR)” section

Reverse MX A records (PTR) ERROR: No reverse DNS (PTR) entries. The problem MX records are: 158.146.241.192.in-addr.arpa -> no reverse (PTR) detected . You should contact your ISP and ask him to add a PTR record for your ips

What is the solution for this?

Thanks for help in advance.

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No, wait until the PTR record propagates and run that intodns.com check again.

I have renamed the droplet to as7.domainname.com , now do I have to change the A records in DNS? <br> <br>Thanks

Your droplet’s hostname is ‘as7’. You have to rename to as7.domainname.com using our control panel.

Awesome! :]

Thanks a lot @kamal. now intodns.com is not showing any errors.

myhost name is a FQDN I have checked in putty with this command and it shows axx.domainname.com. <br>I have only one host name whcih is axx.domainname.com and it was taken from the DO while creating a droplet through which I made the FQDN. I have checked these things several times. <br>Please let me know if I am missing anything. I have checked my DNS and their records and all IP are same as the droplet IP.

Make sure you change it in our control panel so that the PTR record is updated.

Sorry, my bad. 158.146.241.192 was a mistake on my part – you don’t have anything to do with that IP address. Your droplet’s hostname must be a FQDN, e.g. mail.medniche.com

What’s the domain name?