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In DNS check, what “different subnets” and “number of MX records” warnings mean?

In DNS check tools like intodns and dnsstuff, what are the following warnings means and how to avoid: Different subnets : WARNING: Not all of your nameservers are in different subnets. Number of MX ...
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Dynamic IP and MX Record

I have read that I "must not" use CNAMEs in MX record entries. My in-house mail server is connected to the internet with a provider where the IP changes every two/three months. I have a subdomain ...
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Mails sent to mail server with no MX record

We updated a nameserver for one of our clients domains only to find out later that he already had mails set up a different nameserver (the one we were asked to replace). For the period it was ...
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2answers
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Multiple DIFFERENT nameservers in a DNS record

I recently moved my hosted website to a friends hosting, in order to do this I changed my DNS nameservers but this has broken a few things, firstly I cannot control subdomains, and secondly my MX ...
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Null MX records

The IETF appears to have had a draft to specify a null mx record whereby a domain would not handle mail and mail delivery systems would fail and return a undeliverable system immediately by directing ...
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MX Subzone DNS Setup on xname.org

I've a zone example.tld configured with a wildcard CNAME (1&1), A records (custom & 1&1), MX records (1&1), and a subzone record (NS) pointing to ns1.xname.org. I've configured the ...
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Can you lookup a domains past nameserver & mx record history?

If is possible to find out which nameservers a domain was previously pointing too? I need to try and find where a domain was previously hosted so that I can try and gain access to an old hosted email ...
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Setting MX records with Registrar vs. Nameserver Host

I'm a bit confused about what has happened with one of my client's email accounts. My client registered a domain at dotster.com. She wanted to start using email for that domain before we had her ...
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Moved DNS and Email Hosting, Now Can't Send/Receive To/From Domains Hosted on Previous Host

Our company had 4 domains whose emails and DNS were hosted by usintegration.com, and then we moved the email and DNS hosting for 3 of the 4 domains to a new company. Now, the 3 domains that were moved ...
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Transferring domain to new hosts which have email accounts, what will be the best way to complete the procedure?

I have a website which handles sales on daily basis, customers email me on my email id myname@mysite.com , I am shifting to a new host (hostgator) I will use Google apps to manage my emails accounts . ...