Checking domain ns records are pointing to us

Geffy geffy at geffychan.co.uk
Fri Jun 18 17:40:20 BST 2004


If its external DNS I think this will test all of your registered 
nameservers
http://www.checkdns.net/quickcheck.aspx

not 100% sure this is what you are after, but it might be
- Geoff

Matt Dawson wrote:
> On Friday 18 Jun 2004 16:11, Ceri Davies wrote:
> 
>>The difference is that just because you host the domain, it doesn't mean
>>that you have anything to do with the domain's mail handling (or even
>>that the domain handles mail).
> 
> 
> Indeed. However, the OP asked if there was some way to check this, and I 
> assumed he would like this to be automated in some way, perhaps to check his 
> clients' MX records for validity in case of mail routing problems where he 
> has no control over the DNS. A script calling dig to check MX records and 
> running sed to strip out the authoritative mail server from the results 
> sounded to me like the way to go, but perhaps I misread.
> 
> 
>>I was a bit short before; apologies if that came over in an asshole kind
>>of way.
> 
> 
> Not at all. If I'm misleading a poster, I'd rather be pulled up than make 
> their life harder.
> 





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