Your External IP Address is:
This page can be used to set your $email_localname parameter for
use with E-MailFacts.
YOU MUST CHECK THIS PAGE FROM EACH MACHINE THAT HAS E-MAILFACTS
THREAD(S) (AKA A MACHINE THAT IS SENDING E-MAILS) Do
NOT use the value which appears on your personal desktop machine
visit this page.
Note that different machines on your network may have different
external IP addresses, though on some network configurations different
the same external IP address.
Add an $email_localname command to your faxfacts.cfg file on
each machine which you will be running E-MailFacts
for e-mail operations. For example for a machine just running E-MailFacts
on all "lines" (threads), enter the line:
The first parameter "*" indicates the line group(s) that this
command will apply to and should be replaced with a line group
name or line range if you use more than one machine for CopiaFacts
e-mail and so need multiple $email_localname commands. An "*"
indicates all lines(threads) in your system and is the recommended
setting for a system in which only one machine is used for
Reverse DNS Look-up, PTR Records
Reverse DNS look-ups will resolve the IP address you see above
into a fully qualified domain name (FQDN). This is done via a
PTR, or pointer record. A PTR is a DNS record that takes an IP
address and points it to a domain name. An IP address may only
have a single PTR record. So, any ONE IP address can only be
reverse validated to a single domain name. For example, the PTR
record for 188.8.131.52 is www.copia.com.
To combat spam and zombie mail senders, many remote mail
servers now require that the IP address you send e-mail from
must be capable
to a domain name using reverse DNS lookup. To send e-mail into
these servers, you should ensure that the DNS name for your machine
running CopiaFacts, matches the value from the
tool below. If it does not, you will have to contact your ISP
or IP address provider and request that they configure their
Click here to use DNSStuff to look-up your PTR record
For any additional help please contact our support department
or refer to your reference manual under the $email_localname command.