Correct RDNS setting for AOL?

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Correct RDNS setting for AOL?

Post by Kogo » Mon Feb 28, 2005 7:27 pm

AOL is rejecting email from the domains hosted on my MailEnable server.

I have several domains, each with an MX record like this:

So, for domain1 it will be:

AOL's RDNS tool says:
Failure! Unfortunately we were unable to resolve Reverse DNS for the IP address you entered. Contact your ISP or e-mail administrator to modify these settings.
I have a PTR record pointing back to my own domain ( for that IP address, but I don't have a seperate ptr for each domain pointing to the same IP...

Sooo... Do I need to get a seperate PTR for each domain, or do I need to change the MX record of all my domains to

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Post by mammdo » Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:29 am

I think that you need to register the main domain with AOL Postmaster

You need to enable your SPF records atleast for the main domain, I used the SPF record option Dynamic sender list

I hope this can help you

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