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Hosting mail server on dynamic IP. Reverse DNS / PTR record questions..??

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My goal is to be able to host my own web sites/email server.  I'm very close on this, but I need some help with my mail server part.

I've got a domain configured with www.no-ip.com's dynamic ip features.  The domain uses no-ip's nameservers and has necessary A records and MX records.

Everything is working fine for the most part.  I can get to my web sites via the domain, I can receive email at this domain and I can send email too, however, about 95% of the email that I send out gets rejected by the other mail server because I do not have Reverse DNS (PTR record) configured in DNS for this domain.

The thing is, since it's a dynamic IP I'm not sure how I'm suppose to do that..??  no-ip.com doesn't seem to offer a way to add PTR records into their DNS....at least not with what I see when I log in.

Any information on how I can handle this would be greatly appreciated.  It seems like people are doing this, but I don't know how.  Thanks!