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Old 4th July 2008, 19:00
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Default ISPconfig3, email validation issue

Tested trunk checkout of today.

when creating a DNS Zone,

Email: [ ] e.g. postmaster.mydomain.com.

- 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.
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Old 4th July 2008, 23:50
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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:

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Old 5th July 2008, 01:26
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Ah, ok clear..

how does dns handle email addresses like justin.albstmeijer@domain.com?

justin.albstmeijer.domain.com could be interpreted as justin@albstmeijer.domain.com or justin.albstmeijer@domain.com

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