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Re: [edlug] dig




Andrew Beames wrote:
Hi,

I was messing around with dig and got (what I think is) a strange result.. Does the output below mean that virgin is using googlemail under the covers?


$ dig -t MX virginmedia.com
[snip]
virginmedia.com. 3543 IN MX 5 alt1.aspmx.l.google.com.
virginmedia.com. 3543 IN MX 5 alt2.aspmx.l.google.com.
virginmedia.com. 3543 IN MX 10 aspmx2.googlemail.com. virginmedia.com. 3543 IN MX 10 aspmx3.googlemail.com. virginmedia.com. 3543 IN MX 1 aspmx.l.google.com.
Those are indeed the MX entries for redirecting a domain's mail to Google Apps:
http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=33915


Interesting indeed.

Cheers,
Apollon

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