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[This is a very narrow question, and I don't think it is covered in similar sounding questions]

I want to configure my server's DNS so that when someone sends email to it is actually deliver it to

Note: My question is whether this is possible to do ONLY with DNS not with's own sendmail.

I think the answer is "NO" it is not possible, because when I add an MX record to DNS the email that was delivered to gmail's SMPT server would be TO: and it would not know that account.

(But I hasten to add that I am just vaguely starting to grok how this all works.)

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

You need to sign up for Gmail for Business for this functionality, as you're quite correct, it needs to be supported by Gmail.

Addendum: As others have pointed out you can do this for free with Google Apps if you have < 50 accounts. I wasn't aware this option existed.

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not free anymore hope a free alternative will pop up soon! – jack Aug 27 '11 at 5:45

You can do this with Google Apps, which is free.

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Google Apps is good. It's free ... There are some good free webmaster tools on google. google analytics and so on..

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