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Reverse DNS not found - postfix, ubuntu, LEMP

  • Posted January 25, 2014

Hello,

I’ve been trying to set my mail up for the past 3 days…seems to be mostly working, but mail is being sent to spam folder a lot of times.

One issue I’m trying to fix is reverse DNS. If i run a check:

host ns1.mydomain.com

it returns “Host ns1.mydomain.com not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)”

hostname returns “ns1” hostname f- returns “ns1.mydomain.com

I’ve created an A record: ns1.mydomain.com my.ip.address

My Cname is: www @

I have two MX records: 10 xxxxxxxxxxxx.hotmail.com (using outlook.com for mail) 10 ns1.mydomain.com.

TXT record: mydomain.com “v=hotmail,etc”

Also an SRV and DO’s NS x 3

My mail.log and mail.err do not have any recent errors.

I"m new to this and just can’t figure out what’s causing the issues. I can post my config files or anything else if they’re helpful.

Thanks!

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