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Article: 1787
From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2007-10-22 11:35:06 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-spiff reports SPF Fail while libspf2-1.2.5 reports

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Jim Hermann - UUN Hostmaster wrote:
> What is milter-spiff supposed to report when a SPF record contains
> mx:smtp.secureserver.net and the DNS times-out for reading the MX record?
> 
> # dig ungar.us TXT
> ungar.us.               3088    IN      TXT     "v=spf1 a mx ptr
> mx:smtp.secureserver.net mx:mailstore1.secureserver.net
> include:secureserver.net -all"

 From my reading of the spf.c code, an mx: or include: timeout will be 
ignored and it will eventually hit the -all and report failure.


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