Dan Busarow wrote: > On Wednesday, July 19, 2006, at 01:09 AM, Mikhail Goriachev wrote: > >> Doug Hardie wrote: >>> That option has worked quite well for me. However, there may be >>> something unusual with the DNS for that domain. You will probably >>> need to provide some specifics on the domain so we can see what DNS >>> is returning. >>> >> >> Thanks for looking into this. I just realised that the domain in >> question got fixed overnight after notifying the sysadmin. I guess this >> is a good thing, yet I'm left puzzled with the difference between >> confBIND_OPTS option and compiled INET6 support. > > WorkAroundBrokenAAAA does not disable IPv6 lookups, it simply changes > the behaviour when receiving SERVFAIL during an IPv6 lookup.
Thanks for your input Dan. This was exactly my problem. I was getting SERVFAIL and the WorkAroundBrokenAAAA wasn't doing its job despite its purpose to overcome broken DNS responses. Hence, I decided to recompile sendmail without INET6 support and it worked. > From the sendmail ops manual > > Use “WorkAroundBrokenAAAA” when faced with a broken nameserver that > returns SERVFAIL (a temporary failure) on T_AAAA (IPv6) lookups > during hostname > canonification. > > Dan -- Mikhail Goriachev Webanoide Telephone: +61 (0)3 62252501 Mobile Phone: +61 (0)4 38255158 E-Mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://www.webanoide.org PGP Key ID: 0x4E148A3B PGP Key Fingerprint: D96B 7C14 79A5 8824 B99D 9562 F50E 2F5D 4E14 8A3B _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"