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Justin Albstmeijer 4th July 2008 19:00

ISPconfig3, email validation issue
Tested trunk checkout of today.

when creating a DNS Zone,

Email: [ ] e.g.

- example is not an email
- when leaving email empty it gets accepted
- when trying to enter a valid email address (including '@') it gets rejected

Email format invalid.

till 4th July 2008 23:50

Thats all correct except that a empty value is accepted, I added this to the bugtracker. As the example points out, the email has to entered in a special format, which is used by most DNS servers like BIND and MyDNS. Instead of:

you must enter:

Justin Albstmeijer 5th July 2008 01:26

Ah, ok clear..

how does dns handle email addresses like could be interpreted as or

seems somewhat confusing for users..
Wouldn't it be better to default to and give a warning within the email management tab that there needs to be a forward for as long as it does not exist?

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