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Reverse DNS with Network Solutions and MS Exchange 2003

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I currently have several domains hosted with Network Solutions and I maintain my own MS Exchange 2003 server.  Recently I have had problems with email bouncing back (seems like anything going to a godaddy domain) because I do not have reverse DNS setup.  DNS is handled by Network Solutions and when I asked Network Solutions about this and they said they do not support it.  The site that is blocking the email is http://unblock.secureserver.net.  I asked them about it and they insist that the my IP address is in a dynamic pool.  I have a static IP address and it comes from road runner (time warner cable).

I contacted time warner and they said that "that should not be a problem, they should not block you for that reason".  Well, they do.  Time Warner won't change anything.  Network Solutions said it doesn't offier reverse DNS.  Do I have any other options??  Help!!


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Network Solutions is NOT the one that should be doing the reverse DNS.   Road Runner/Time Warner is who should be providing the reverse DNS.  Reverse DNS is handled by the owner of the IP block, which in your case is Road Runner/Time Warner.  

Network Solution is responsible for the forward lookup, because they are providing DNS services for you domain.
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Reverse DNS is something which should be handled by Time Warner
In fact they have documented this thing on their site too
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No objection from my side

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