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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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Move domain without affecting email service

I am helping a friend set up a website for his business. He purchased a Microsoft 365 Business plan, which includes a custom business email ([email protected]) and domain (yourbusiness.com) ...
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SPF record is set, but mail testers are giving me high severity risk

I'm using sendmail and I have the following SPF record: "v=spf1 a mx a:hostinger.com ip4:ip_here -all" And it gives me this description: domain.com. 14400 IN TXT v=spf1 a mx a:hostinger.com ...
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Mailing server not receiving incoming-emails sent by addresses outside of my domain

I am using a shared hosting service (iFastNet) to host my website (https://ender.ing/). I was able to get my mailing system to work just fine when I set my DNS records to point to the shared hosting ...
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SPF Record - Over 10 lookups should include website hosting in SPF

SPF says over limit 11 lookups, 4 lookups are nested in website include hosting and 4 in google (gmail gsuite), 1 mailerlite newsletter, 1 +a, 1 +mx, 0 +ip4. Absolute must keep: google (gmail gsuite) ...
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Email Routing is currently disabled and not routing emails. - but... it is working

Im using cloudflare as my domain host and google business email. We have not had any noticable issues receiving or sending email, however when I logged into cloudflare today I see the error message in ...
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How do I cheaply split emails between different servers dependent on the user its sent to?

I'm helping a friend start a small business, he wants an email on his domain ([email protected]) to have access to Google Drive storage to be able to upload files and share them with clients. He also ...
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How can I filter incoming email and then forward to another MX server?

Currently, I have an organisation set up in Gmail with a custom domain. I’d like to pre-filter all emails being received at that domain - think a transparent email proxy if you will. My DNS MX is ...
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DNS not fully propagated after more than 48 hours, MX records not even showing on online tools, Google Workspace not working

A few weeks ago I transferred my domain equimobi.com from Google Domains to Bluehost. 5 days ago I modified the nameservers to bluehost (ns1.Bluehost.com, ns2.Bluehost.com) and created the MX records ...
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Will this work? Adding an alias domain and moving primary domain MX to M365

We have a special extenuating situation. We have a business we've had for 20 years using example1.com and we're being forced by our contract to switch and use M365 encrypted email but the entire ...
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Multiple MX records with different domains - help prove me right [closed]

We use godaddy for our domain hosting. We had an MX record mail.caer.com.mailprotection.com. Our IT consultant asked me to change it to d264b.ess.barracudanetworks.com. GoDaddy told me I had to first ...
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Configuring Cloudflare DNS for Office 365 to Maintain Separate Mailboxes on sitground.com

I have a web application on the site siteground.com, associated with the domain adward.com. I used microsoft365.com as the mail service. On siteground.com, there is a mailbox, for example (job.adward....
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Which Domain to use for the Google Cloud Console Organization Setup if Working with Different Domains

I have some questions about setting up the GCC Organization please. A new Google Cloud Console account was created when setting up this domain in the Organization section of an existing GCC account ...
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AWS Route 53 > Error occured when creating/updating a record

I created a TXT record @.domain.com with TXT "v=spf1 a mx ~all" on AWS successfully. It didn't work with my post office config so I went to update it by removing the record name "@"...
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Do I need MX records for a subdomian in Google Workspace if they subdomain will only be allowed to email other domains within our workspace?

I'm one of those IT guys who knows just enough to get in trouble, but not enough to be able to acnswer what I feel like is a simple question. I work with a non-profit in California, and we currently ...
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For custom DNS records in email, will having 2 MX with same priority cause issues?

I want to connect a CRM (Keela) email system to a company's (OJ) domain. That way, when they send emails from the CRM, it appears as "@oj.com". The CRM instructs you to go the hosting ...
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Why are emails to Microsoft (e.g. Hotmail and Outlook) never being received?

I have a form on a WordPress website that, when submitted, sends an email to 4 email addresses. The two gmail.com addresses receive the email. The hotmail.com address and a domain hosted with MS ...
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How to change host and retain email MX records

I am changing servers for a client, but keeping the same domain. How do I ensure I don’t break email? Original DNS Host Name, Type, TTL, Data example.com, A, 1 hour, xxx.xx.xxx.xxx example.com, MX, 1 ...
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Adding MX record

I would want to achieve the following: I have acquired a domain name, and I would like to add a website and a mail server for this domain. I have: 1 Domain name, 1 private Ubuntu server with IP, 1 ...
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Exchange 2013 MX priority

My exchange server 2013 when the destination domain has more than one MX record does not choose the MX record with the highest priority and is always trying to deliver to the lowest priority mx record....
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Postfix on IPV6: no MX host for yahoo.co.uk has a valid address record

I have my new cloud server running on ipv6 only. I have set the AAAA mx record. Postfix installed with the following config: $ sudo nano /etc/postfix/main.cf smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $...
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POSTFIX - sending mails. My mails sent outside bounce back

main.cf compatibility_level = 2 command_directory = /usr/sbin daemon_directory = /usr/lib/postfix/sbin data_directory = /var/lib/postfix mail_owner = postfix myhostname = mail.aufy.pl mydomain = aufy....
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Difference in Google MX record IPs and upper-lower case hostnames

Two different domains, both using Google Workspace. Why are there different IPs for the same hostname, i.e. ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM and aspmx.l.google.com? Does this have to do with the upper/lower case ...
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How to change A record in DNS and keep email working when MX record point to the domain itself

For my client, I'm migrating domain to point to a new website server. In order to do that, I'm changing A records to point to new server IP. After such change, client has lost possibility to send e-...
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Google MX tool fails server check, but MX records are set up and working

I host my domain on Gandi and have my nameservers pointed to my Digital Ocean hosting. In my DNS settings on Digital Ocean I have the (old style) MX records set up for Google Mail as such: Type ...
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Using mail.example.com for the MX DNS record

I was wondering why I couldn't get the mailing on my domain ("example.com" below) to work. The hosting provider states that I have to use s18.myexampleprovider.com (having IP 123.123.123.123)...
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Specifying an IPv6 MX record via djbdns or djbdns-fefe?

I'm trying to set up IPv6 MX records in my djbdns environment. I also am experimenting with djbdns-fefe for this same purpose. According to the djbnds-fefe documentation, "... tinydns-edit won't ...
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Migrate webserver without affecting mailserver

Currently I have a website example.com that's hosted on some old service provider. I'm moving it to a different service provider I use. I need the mail to be accessible via Outlook using the existing ...
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Two different MX servers for when email doesn't exist in the highest priority MX

I have a client who has a domain and wants to use two email servers: Server #1: It would have the email atendimento@ Server #2: It would have the email comercial@ If I point the highest priority MX ...
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Setup self-hosted mail server and route MX record from domain

I want to move away from my current email provider which also hosts my domain and setup a private mail server on my local machine which runs 24/7. Let's say I have 4 registered email addresses user1@...
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How to specify MX RR using djbdns?

I want one of the domains I manage to have null MX records: i.e., MX RR. I'm trying to figure out how to specify MX RR under djbdns, but my searches haven't yielded any information about how to do ...
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Is it okay to have multiple A records for one MX record?

I'm curious how mail servers behave when a hostname is balanced between two machines. For example, when given these records: example.com MX 10 mailer.example.com mailer.example.com A 123.123.123.1 ...
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Need to Add SPF Record

We had the warning about spf containing to many lookups. Deleted txt ourdomainname.com v=spf1 ip4:50.87.253.89 a mx include:websitewelcome.com ~all as we are no longer on bluehost which the ip ...
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Email proxy architecture

I'm trying to figure out how email proxies generally work. I want to present the way I see the architecture, would be glad if anyone could explain which of my assumptions is flawed and what am I ...
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SPF Limits and SPF Merging

I am using Zoho Mail, AWS SES, GMAIL SMTP, Cloudflare email route and Yahoo SMTP. they all have there own SPF record. i saw on Google the only 1 SPF should be added in hostname and maximum 10 SPF ...
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How to add multiple MX record from different Email server

I am using 4 mail services. Let say my domain is example.com Amazon SES for Transactional Email - (Only Sending not receiving - SMTP) Zoho Mail for workmail (Webmail) - (Users email, both sending and ...
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One domain with several mx records, allowing some users to use Google Workspace and others to use roundcube from the server

All setup and MX records have been configured for the domain example.com, which I added to my Google Workspace account. I also own the website example2.com. These two domains belong to two separate ...
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Gmail account with custom domain can send emails to Outlook accounts but cannot receive emails from them

I set up a custom domain autoinfo.cl at Gmail with Route53 AWS. I followed all the instructions described in Google Workspace to set MX records in DNS Manager. Gmail account works fine to send and ...
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setting up a mail server for my domain

Learning about how mailing works in general and I have the following question: If I own the domain bigmoon.com and I want to have a mail address that looks like [email protected], as I understand it I ...
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Postfix - some mails not sent to particular domain and syslog tagging issue

I have a problem with e-mails sent to a particular domain (alice.it). Usually the mail is corrected sent and in my postfix log I have this: 06104180AF: to=<**********@alice.it>, relay=mx.tim.it[...
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Can the bulk execution of "dig domain mx" on 5000 domains be considered an attack to the network?

I have a database containing a lot of invalid emails. I want to remove all the emails whose domain does not have mx record. So after I extracted the domain part I wrote a script to bulk check this for ...
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MX record pointing to different subdomains

Is it possible to have multiple email MX records for subdomains ? eg: domain: xyz.com - MX - Heartinternet emails o365.xyz.com - MX - Office 365 gsuit.xyz.com - MX - Google In this case do we have to ...
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Do I need to setup a mx record for an internal mail server in an isolated network

I am wondering if I need to setup a DNS Server as well as a MX Record if I plan to host an email server such as hMailServer for an internal network. The network itself will be isolated from the ...
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Will I receive emails sent while MX records are not synced with the DNS backend?

I apparently wasn't receiving any emails for a month because my email's MX records weren't synced up with Porkbun's DNS backend. I only noticed it today and fixed it via Porkbun support. Will I ...
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Configuring subdomain MX records

I moved my domain to Google (not using GSuite). I use it only for private mails. I added an alias [email protected] and it works as expected. But I wanted to create another one [email protected]. ...
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MX-Record: IP or FQDN?

I have not found any reference to this in the RFCs and hope to find a reliable answer here. Domain mail.example.com runs a mail server. I want to set the MX record for the domain awesomeexample.com ...
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Where do I set up an MX record for my Google domain so it points to my email server?

I'm new to networking and servers, so I may be way off track. I have a Digital Ocean server with postfix configured on it. I also have a domain through Google Domains. I want to make it so my mail ...
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Can Postfix relay/forward to multiple MX servers?

diagram here I can't post images yet so I've included a diagram link I have both Fastmail and Zoho configured to receive emails for [email protected]. However, for redundancy I want to put Postfix in ...
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Mails always gets delivered to second MX record

I have setup two MX records for mydomain.tld: Name Type Pref Value mail MX 5 server1.tld. mailbackup MX 10 server2.tld. (Name is just a label, nothing DNS related.) When I try to send test mails ...
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sendmail 8.14.7 never trying secondary mx

I've discovered that my sendmail configuration does not always try a secondary MX host if the primary MX does not answer. Sometimes it does, more often it doesn't. I think my questions are, 1) how ...
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Does two MX resgisters solve this?

My domains is hosted at HostGator My AD is linked to the Office 365 Every account I create in my AD need an Office 365 licence to work, ans this is OK. When I create an account directly on the ...
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