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Add mailnode's ip to dns templates

Raúl Álvarez de Celis shared this idea 22 months ago
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As a System Administrator, I would like to be able to use variables for mailnode hostnames in zone templates to avoid using cnames in custom templates.


According to current docs:

%maildomain% — The hostname of the server that handles the domain’s mail.

When you link a box with a mailnode, this variable stores the mailnode's hostname. It would be very useful to have a variable like %mailip% to store the ip of the mailnode.

For example, to avoid cnames in custom templates.


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Can I get some more information on your need to avoid CNAMES in custom templates. What kind of problems are you running into with the current implementation?

Dustin Scherer (he/him) | Product Owner | @dustinscherer

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