On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 09:25:01PM -0600, richardvo...@gmail.com wrote:
>    If by "alias", you mean a second A record for 84.92.49.234, then the
>    common practice is to use a hostname of mail.domain.tld

Yes, this is what I intended to mean. My question is whether it's
necessary to do this so that the MX record points at mail.zbmc.eu or
is my existing setup where it simply points at the 'root' A record OK? 

>    If by "alias", you mean a CNAME, you should know that listing a CNAME
>    in an MX record violates the RFC.  It often works, but some servers
>    check for this and reject all mail originating from a domain whose MX
>    is misconfigured.
> 
>    On Sun, Feb 19, 2017 at 3:26 PM, Chris Green <[1]c...@isbd.net> wrote:
> 
>      I'm afraid this is a little off topic for dnsmasq but I don't know
>      where else I could ask.
>      If I have a small server that is both a basic internet host *and*
>      the
>      mail server for that host how does one set up the MX record in the
>      zone file?
>      I.e. I have a server for the domain [2]zbmc.eu and 'host [3]zbmc.eu'
>      returns
>      the following:-
>          chris@cheddar$ host [4]zbmc.eu
>          [5]zbmc.eu has address 84.92.49.234
>          [6]zbmc.eu mail is handled by 10 [7]zbmc.eu.
>          chris@cheddar$
>      Is this correct or should there be an alias so the mail server has a
>      different name?
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> References
> 
>    1. mailto:c...@isbd.net
>    2. http://zbmc.eu/
>    3. http://zbmc.eu/
>    4. http://zbmc.eu/
>    5. http://zbmc.eu/
>    6. http://zbmc.eu/
>    7. http://zbmc.eu/
>    8. mailto:Dnsmasq-discuss@lists.thekelleys.org.uk
>    9. http://lists.thekelleys.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/dnsmasq-discuss

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