Does Messaging Server Support DNS SRV Records? (Doc ID 2042469.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 13, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Is there support for SRV records in Messaging Server 7u5?  Example of the form:

We would like front-end SMTP servers and IMAP proxies to be able to find the backend stores using DNS SRV recrds, in order to allow multiple instances on single host with different ports for virturalization.

For example, if a user, joe@domain.com has a mailHost attribute of mshost.domain.com, the front-end MX would use the SRV records to locate mshost.domain.com.

In other words, the SRV record would only be used for internal routing.

Solution

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