[Dovecot] dovecot.org mirrors?

Timo Sirainen tss at iki.fi
Sat Apr 30 22:23:39 EEST 2011

On 30.4.2011, at 22.11, /dev/rob0 wrote:

> I think I had offered you a mirror and/or DNS slaves in the past. ATM 
> we can't manage the Mercurial and moinmoin, but that might change in 
> the near future.
> I can still offer you two DNS slaves, if you're interested in that, 
> but there are other free/gratis services available which can do that 
> quite well.

Yes, DNS is good enough already with 3 servers in completely different networks (although all of them in Finland, but I doubt the whole Finland drops off the map that easily :)

>> BTW. Apparently there's still something wrong with dovecot.org's 
>> reverse DNS record. It appears to be ok, but some DNS servers have 
>> cached it wrong. I don't know why. We've complained to the ISP.
> Sounds like the TTL was too long before a change was made.

But there has been no change to it for months! (If not years, I don't know.) So I'm sure the ISP has screwed up something.

>> Also dovecot.org is currently sharing IP with some other stuff,
>> but should get its own IP some day.
> dovecot.org.            3600    IN      A
> 86400 IN     PTR     mkentta.iki.fi.
> mkentta.iki.fi.         86400   IN      A
> Looks fine, although the PTR is mkentta.iki.fi. and not dovecot.org. 

Yeah, that'll change back to dovecot.org in near future.

> I'd use "mkentta.iki.fi" as the HELO name if sending mail from there, 
> but that shouldn't be much of a problem.

It should be doing that, yes.

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