rDNS with a Windows 2008 Server with plesk and Mailenable

Configuring the rDNS for a linux server is easy. A windows server with plesk is a different story.


I changed the hostname in the plesk Tools and Settings.


Rebooted the system. Then sent a test email. Here is the header:

Received: from WIN-QO7M1M92HBS.home

Humm…where is the new hostname? So I did some investigation. I checked the computername in windows:


Then I checked the Mailenable settings > Services and Connectors > SMTP > properties.

SMTP Connector

So, the email received from name is a combination of the Windows computer name and the Mailenable Local domain name.

Now that I had this information, how do I give the mail server a valid hostname?

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