Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

A client currently has emails such as:

user@uk.domain.com

they have these two A records (among others, to different IPs):

uk.domain.com
mail.domain.com

pointing to the same IP address.

There is only one mx record - domain.com --> mail.domain.com

I believe they are on an exchange at the moment, whether that makes any difference.

I am to transfer control of mail to our own server, which is not an exchange. Is this task as simple as:

creating a subdomain uk.domain.com

and pointing the A records to the IP of the new mail server?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Change/update the MX record to point to the new email host (which should be an existing A record in your DNS zone).

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.