[rescue] Blocked via dsbl.org Phil...

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Thu Feb 19 17:34:10 CST 2004

On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Janet L. Campbell wrote:

> The lookup is bypassed, as you would expect.  Being able to specify the
> address "manually" is actually quite handy during debugging.  It allows
> you to test without involving DNS, which not only lets you easily test
> when DNS is nonfunctional or incorrect, but it lets you test mail delivery
> on specific mail exchangers when there are multiple MX records for an
> address.

This functionality has been present in telnet for decades.

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