The MX record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient's domain.

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how can i create an mx record with openshift and 3rd dns server (cloudflare)? [closed]

I made my site with openshift rhc, SO i need the email capability for my site (infor@example.com) So i used a 3rd party DNS server (cloudflare) So how i could make one MX email record with cloudflare ...
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I have seperated my mailserver from my webserver and now my contact form will not send mail

I have a website (www.example.com) which is hosted with NAME.COM and I also have Exchange Email account (which uses the same domain - admin@example.com ) that is hosted with Crazy Domains I have ...
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How to configure Zone File to point a subdomain to another IP

I'm trying to configure a subdomain for a staging machine we have, to no avail. I'm no expert at all in Zone Files and configuration management, so please be patient if something I say sounds weird or ...
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how to have domain without www and MX records work together? [closed]

I think i have a common problem but wasn't able to find much resources for answering it. We have a domain and it works when we resolve it as www.domain.com, i have also setup a MX record pointing @ to ...
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VPS Email Setup - Can send but can't receive

Set my first VPS up yesterday and brought a domain name from 123-reg and got the domain working properly. However today I set up an email account via cPanel. The email account can send out emails but ...
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MX Records - go to two servers?

Right now I have a single mail server for IMAP. Let's say I want to introduce Exchange but not all users will be on it. Some users will be on my "legacy" IMAP, others on the "new" Exchange. Is it ...
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Getting a [550 5.1.1 Recipient not found] (Can't receive email) with CloudFlare

I'm having troubles with my email account. I'm using GoDaddy's Email service and the domains that are not connected to CloudFlare are operating just fine. The problem comes in with the domains that I ...
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Inserting mx records in forward zone

What is the correct way (and why) to add MX records to a forward zone using bind9? Option A @ IN MX 10 mx1.example.com. @ IN MX 20 mx2.example.com. mx1.example.com. IN A a.b.c.d mx2.example.com. ...
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Setting up Google mail server on custom domain

I'd like to use Gmail for Work for my own domain and I have troubles setting it up. So, before that in my DNS config I had an "A" record (mail.example.com), pointing to the email server I used. Now, ...
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Change MX record to another server

I have a host-machine with Centos 7 and a guest machine with Centos 6.6. I want my guest to be a mail server on dedicated static ip for all my domains (on the same host-ip and not). P.S. I use ...
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1 domain 2 MX ? Is it possiable to set two MX Record for one domain?

I've seen articles about "different subdomains for different MX records". But I want two records for the same domain, @abc.com for example. Originally, I used Live Mail(MSN) to host my emails, and ...
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PHP/mail is sending emails to wrong mail server

Recently we have switched our email Exchange server from Intermedia to the Office 365. After that change web server (LAMP) is still sending emails to Intermedia. I have check dig MX for our domain and ...
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mx server: multiple domains on one ip

I'm just a bit confused about the correct DNS setup for hosting multiple domains on a single server with one ip. For example the mail server (domain/reverse: example.com) should host 3 domains: ...
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Proper records for mail and domain [duplicate]

I am having the following question: I have a domain (let's say example.com) and I need to set up the proper records for the e-mail so that to minimize the possibility for a message to go to spam. I am ...
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Seperate web/mail server, mailserver won't receive emails [closed]

I have a basic set up: VPS Mailserver Domain Management This is my first experience setting up both a VPS and a separate mail server. My mail server won't receive emails. DNS A ...
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MX Records Not Getting Resolved By Google Apps

My domain is nexussolutions.com.np. My mail is on Google Apps. My domain host has pointed the MX Records to Google servers. I am getting some mails but not getting many mails. On mxtoolbox.com, the ...
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Differing Internal vs External MX records

The setup: The business runs an internal DNS server not accessible to the public internet. The business's domain is registered with a registrar and the authoritative name servers outside the local ...
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Fixing invalid DNS records for mail server with SSL certificate

Ok, so the question name is a bit weird but I wasn't quite sure how to word it. I have a machine with the hostname foo.example.com with an SSL certificate for the domain mail.example.com. I have also ...
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MX Record Propagation

How long does it take a change in MX records to propagate? Is the MX record TTL the max time it will take or do we also need to wait for all DNS records to propagate? We are changing our mail server ...
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Using fake MX records to combat spam

I have a client that is getting heavily spammed.. It's the 15th of the month and POP3 bandwidth is almost 100 GB. There are only 7 e-mail accounts on this domain. I installed SpamAssassin set it to 5 ...
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Can I migrate only some users to Office 365 and keep the rest on our on premises mail server?

We have an on premises mail server (not exchange) and we have been evaluating Office 365 for a while and really like it. As a migration path, and to work out any kinks, is it possible to have our ...
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MX Record For Hosted Domain

I have an exchange server with multiple domains hosted on it. Lets say these are the domains. company1.com (main), company2.com, company3.com The server uses email.company1.com for its name on the ...
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CNAME interfering with MX record? [duplicate]

I have got a free domain at Freenom, which I use to host my website, and to receive email. About a month ago, I used an A record to point [Blank] and www to the A record of my webhosting. I also had ...
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DNS MX vs CNAME entries

I have recently bought a domain for setting up a website. The website is hosted on OpenShift. Since OpenShift doesn't use its own nameservers, I've edited the DNS records on the domain registrar's ...
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host -t MX pro.lan -> pro.lan has no MX record

Setting up some service on my server. DNS/DHCP/Gateway ok for my own local network. Planning to host a web mail server (working on local for users for now) I added in my dns A and MX record (rDNS ...
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SMTP Reverse DNS Mismatch Reverse DNS does not match SMTP Banner

I wonder if you could help me? I have set rDNS to mail.simplyislam.biz for IP 178.32.48.104 with my hosting server and also in DNS control panel. However, I am still failing this test: ...
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MX does not work, after setup CNAME [closed]

I have the following configuration in the DNS server (1-configuration): -------------------------------------------------------------------- Host name | IP address/URL | Record Type | MX ...
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Will adding an MX record for email forwarding conflict with an email provider like sendgrid

I'm planning on receiving email/forwarding email using postfix, but sending email using sendgrid. According to this tutorial, I need an MX record pointing to my machine - ...
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How can I configure a mail server to support wildcard addresses and catch them with a server script?

Hello I'd like to know if it's possible to configure a mail server to support wildcard addresses like %@example.com or *@example.com and send those incoming emails not in a mailbox (cause they would ...
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Wildcard MX record support?

Let's say I want to start a service where customers get their own subdomain on my domain for email addresses only. I have an A record for mydomain.com and a CNAME for www.mydomain.com If I add a ...
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SMTP service detection

I have some basic questions regarding SMTP connections, particularly for Postfix but would appreciate advice for MS Exchange too: When a single relay for a given remote domain becomes unavailable, ...
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MX Record without a static IP [closed]

There might already be an answer for this, I didn't find one, maybe I'm looking for the wrong thing. The situation: one domain x.org which has a dyndns to my non-static home IP one domain y.org ...
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Second email domain records, stop primary domain email from working after DNS propagation

I have an exchange 2010 server with a public IP address. I recently added a second Accepted Domain to this, tested internally and it worked fine. I then went to the Hosts control panel and added the ...
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Using a CNAME to forward traffic from a naked domain [duplicate]

I have a domain, flyh2.com. I use a CNAME to forward www.flyh2.com to flyh2.elasticbeanstalk.com where my web site is hosted. This is the only way Amazon allows custom domain names. A records aren't ...
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pointing different records to a CNAME record

I am trying to figure out the following and want to know "why" this is or is not possible. May an MX record “point to” a CNAME record? May a CNAME record “point to” a CNAME record? May an A record ...
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Cached MX records from Network Solutions..?

The two emails: new_email@website.com ( Previously Network Solutions, now a Google Apps account ) other_email@other_website.com ( A Network Solutions email account ) I changed my MX Records for ...
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is there any way to determine the date a domain DNS record like MX record was published?

We need a way to determine when exactly a DNS record such as MX was published for a domain. Does anyone have a clue?
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How to change mx record in cent os web server without third parties cp

I am using CentOS dedicated server with matrix control panel, which doesn't have facility to change MX record so that I can send my email to google apps mail.
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Why did I loose access to the mailboxes on my old web/mail host after changing to a new one but keeping old MX values

So I changed the NS records with registrar to point at the new webhosts DNS servers and edited the SOA record there, deleting the new hosts default MX records and instead putting in the old ones for ...
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MX records not working on Amazon route 53

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) : However, these MX ...
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Postfix blocking mail from backup MX

I have two CentOS 6.6 servers configured with Postfix for sending email. I have everything working great, SPF entries, Domain Keys and OpenDKIM configured and working, but I'm trying to perfect my ...
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Strange MX Record behaviour / Google Apps

If I check my DNS settings on this site, I find these settings, which are correct in my opinion: Your name servers returned 5 MX records: 1 aspmx.l.google.com. TTL=86400 5 alt1.aspmx.l.google.com. ...
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Good idea to add Google MX records with old records to not lose mail?

Currently im looking to transition to google apps for mail service. Right now I'm using my own mail server. Would it be wise to just leave my current MX entries as is and just add in the google MX ...
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How to override an MX value for a particular domain using a transport_maps but have some form of redundancy

I have a postfix mail server and I want to override an MX value for a particular domain. From my understanding this is can be done by the use of transport_maps ...
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SPF records clarification of using A mechanism

What is the difference between using v=spf1 a ~all and v=spf1 ip4:IP_OF_A_RECORD ~all or v=spf1 IP_OF_A_RECORD ~all when configuring SPF records? Which way is correct and more robust and reliable?
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Hotmail and Live.com rejecting all emails [duplicate]

I have been having problems sending emails from my server to hotmail.com and live.com email addresses. I have read other posts on serverfault but they have not been helpful. Here is the error message. ...
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find server mail address

A friend has asked if I can help him out on a project he's doing, however it looks like I'm struggling! Hoping I'm posting in the right place, many apologies if it's wrong. Been searching all day to ...
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Originating (non-critical) emails from a “less-trusted” host

Background We have a webapp running on webapp.example.com that (amongst other things) sends messages by email from time to time. These messages are non-critical: whilst we would like to make a best ...
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Forward non-hosted .de email addresses to hosted .com

I have a domain with associated web and email hosting package ( let me call it mydomain.com ). I also have a second domain ( mydomain.de ), this one doesn't have email hosting. I would like to make ...
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Cannot recieve incoming email on recently transferred domain - all MX records updated and have proper status

Domain Name: digiwhirl.com Edition: Free edition Affected Username/s: N/A Issue Description: Cannot recieve incoming email on recently transferred domain - all MX records updated and have proper ...