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I have configured my Amazon route 53 DNS to add the google apps MX records and here is how my route 53 configuration looks like (please ignore the upper red box in the photo) :

enter image description here However, these MX records do not reflect when I use the debug tool shown below :

enter image description here Please help. I would like to know where I am going wrong.

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You may just need to wait for the previous values to expire. Give it some more time then try again. – Matt Houser Oct 4 '12 at 13:09
Did this issue ever get resolved? – Neal Dec 19 '12 at 17:13

You've added the records for a subdomain instead of just plain While the use of @ to represent the root is a common syntax in some DNS tools, it's not supported in Route53.

Adding the records with an empty Name field will place the records on the root of the domain.

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