November 22nd, 2003, 07:02 PM
Name server timeout
I am getting mail sent from my Linux box returned to me with the error "Name server timeout". The probelm seems to be that ntlworld.com does not resolve, but www.ntlworld does. ntlworld.com does have an MX record, so not sure why my machine is trying to resolve ntlworld.com. Shouldn't sendmail be looking for the MX record? Any help appreciated!
----- Transcript of session follows -----
451 ntlworld.com: Name server timeout
Warning: message still undelivered after 4 hours
Will keep trying until message is 5 days old
November 24th, 2003, 10:10 AM
Your local DNS resolver seems to be having difficulties resolving DNS for ntlworld.com.
Try the following at the command line:
dig mx ntlworld.com