mail coming without MX; how ?

Antoine Jacoutot ajacoutot at
Thu Apr 26 02:00:48 EDT 2007

On Thu, 26 Apr 2007, JOYDEEP wrote:
> if you check the domain ""  with  you can
> see no MX for that domain.
> But still mail is coming at user at    we are using it for
> our official purposes and is our official site too.
> I wounder how mail is still coming with out MX ? could any one kindly
> explain ?

This is to summarize...
If no MX is found for your domain, the MTA will sent the mail to the 
resolving host.

$ host -t MX has no MX record
$ host has address

So, your mail to user at will be delivered to "user" at



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