Questions tagged [mx-record]

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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dnsmasq - detect mx-host changes without service restart

I have a mailserver on ubuntu with postfix and dnsmasq. It has a bunch of mx-host records on the /etc/dnsmasq.conf config file. I need to dynamically update (add/remove) these mx-host entries (and the ...
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Is it possible to receive email for aliases of multiple domains on a single KVM?

Tl dr; Is it possible to receive email for aliases of multiple domains on a single KVM? I had a Digital Ocean server with multiple websites hosted on it, and needed email aliases of more than one of ...
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Setting up an MX record for a send-only server

I have set up a send-only server and I have tested it using mail-tester.com. I get a 7/10, and I experience a majority of outlook/msn/hotmail inboxes sending my email to the junk folder. I do know ...
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Why isn't the MX record propagating after pointing a domain to Yahoo Mail Server?

I have bought a domain https://kmtc.com.sa/. The domain provider is marcaria.com. It is currently pointed to a Hostinger for the web files. The Yahoo mail server is supposed to be working with Yahoo ...
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Why is email relay access denied?

I'm very new to sysadmin, so apologies if this is an obvious question. Today I have added 3 aliases for a new domain, and they all return the following when emailed from my gmail account. 554 5.7.1 &...
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DNS MX/SPF/DMARC records without actuall emails on domain

I created website for someone, but also someone (I guess some SEO guy) told this person that I made big mistake because there are missing DNS records on domain (mx, SPF, dmarc). Now I need to "...
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Hosting a website, domain on godaddy server at digitalocean

I have inherited a client whose domain was bought and registered at godaddy. They having a working email setup through that registration which gives them an email@theiraddress.com email I can see an ...
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How do I not lose my Rackspace emails when I use WordPress DNS?

I use Rackspace for my email currently and would like for WordPress to host my website. When I pointed the DNS to WP, I lost my emails in Rackspace. When I pointed the DNS back to where it was ...
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MX record for domain and subdomain

Is it possible to setup a MX record for example.com and a.example.com on the same DNS server in the same zone and is this a good practice? Some like this: example.com. IN A 10.24.233.214 a....
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Setting up MX records for two servers with same hostname

In my DNS records, I have 5 MX records with my hostname being the main domain name of my site example.com. These 5 records are aspmx.google.com, alt1.aspmx.google.com, alt2.aspmx.google.com, alt3....
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Pointing domain to DigitalOcean App Platoform without changing MX records

I am using the newly created App Platform from Digital Ocean. I am trying to point my domain to the server that I created within Digital Ocean. I am told I need to add a CNAME to my domain (since DO ...
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Different email acount on different MX priority

Say you have the ff. email server: server1.com has the mailbox foo@example.com server2.com has the mailbox bar@example.com If the MX priority settings are: Priority: 0 Destination: server1.com ...
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Postfix not receiving external mail on Azure virtual machine

I am trying to configure Postfix to receive emails. I am finding pieces to the puzzle online, but no combination of things seem to work. Emails never show up. Here is my current setup: Ubuntu VM ...
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DNS A-Record and MX-Record Can't Works

I am a new VPS user, I have created my own nameserver for SLD (example.co.in) and used this nameserver for my other domain example.com. My parent domain registrar is godaddy, where I have setup my ...
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Why do we need MX record, can't we directly use A Record?

This question might look basic, but I was wondering that let's say for email routing there’s a use of MX record which points to FQDN of Mail server and that points to A record. What is reason to have ...
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Domain & IP pair reputation

Recognition a pair a of domain & IP with positive history builds reputation in the eyes of many ISPs. But how does this relation looks like? How important is Domain rep vs IP rep? Can I use many ...
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Configuring DNS for new web host while keeping old mail server

I would very much appreciate your advice on the proper way to configure our DNS to move our website only from our current all-in-one provider to Bluehost. Our DNS is managed at Network Solutions. We ...
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Email server not working with external emails (like Google, Yahoo)

I have setup Modoboa server in Ubuntu system (static IP) using this link. Internal emails are working (username@example.com to username2@example.com), but an email from an external provider like ...
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MX Record not showing up even though it is set in Digital Ocean

I noticed that my mail accounts for a particular domain were not receiving any emails. I decided to investigate this. I have an MX record setup on Digital Ocean, where my name servers are pointing. MX ...
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MX Record Status Connection Failed [closed]

How to setup Windows Server MX Record then pointing to External Domain? I try to configure like this but always getting error Windows Server MX Record Configuration Domain Hosting MX Record ...
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DNS records: Remote A record for website and local server for mail server

First of all. I'm sorry if my question is irrelevant, bacuse i'm new on DNS Records. I have 2 Server, will call them #Server-1 and #Server-2. For. eg. i have a web site with domain name www.example....
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Postfix “randomly” rejects sending or receiving due to unable to resolve mail domain then minutes later it pass it

Few weeks ago i migrated to new mail server postfix 3.3.0, dovecot. I noticed a weird behavior, that the mail server "very randomly" rejects emails due to either of below messages: Nov 5 00:...
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Multiple MX Records handling

I have an app hosted in AWS, my mail service is not on AWS, I'm using a hosting in hostgator due to pricing since I need 500+ simple mail accounts. My DNS points to my email service and it works ...
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separate email server for the subdomain

I am having some serious problems setting up the proper DNS addresses for my domain. My DNS records are like mail A ip1 (shared hosting provider) mail A ip2 (...
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Should I create 2 MX records or 2 A records on a Domain for one mail server

I have a scenario: one email server : mail.xyz.com A Record : mail.xyz.com points to aaa.xxx.yyy.zzz (ISP1) MX record : @ IN 10 mail.xyz.com spf record : "v=spf1 mx a:mail.xyz.com ~all" Now ...
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Email Security Gateway DNS configuration

please advice me, how should I configure new Email Security Gateway device that will receive my incoming emails then will relay to my Zimbra server, and also will scan outgoing emails originating from ...
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My website address redirects to '/mail' automatically after mail server installation

I followed this instruction to setup a mail server on my VPS: https://www.linuxbabe.com/mail-server/centos-8-iredmail-email-server After installation completed successfully, when I try my website ...
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Migrating email server

I'm migrating a small company's email from one simple setup to another. The MX records remain with the original server. Also, a CNAME points to the original server - I'm not sure why as I didn't set ...
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record DKIM on IONOS makes sense?

If I am sending mail through SMTP, I understand that it is IONOS who signs those emails, right? I would like to add the DKIM header to my emails. I know that it is necessary to publish a CNAME record ...
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Dovecot + Postfix can send but email will not show up in inbox

I am trying to set up an email server on my personal website server. I am mostly there, I can send email but sending emails to the address I am setting up does not appear to be populating the cur or ...
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Why won't Wordpress hosted on Google Cloud Platform send email?

I have installed wordpress on google cloud platform. The domain name already existed. The installation is successful however impossible to receive emails from the site contact form. I tried several ...
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mx record mail server coming back as something else so cert isn't correct

I'm adding a certificate to my mail server and everything works fine, except I am getting an error when using www.checktls.com to make sure everything is running correctly. This is the error from ...
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Wrong propagation of MX record

We have set a MX record in our DNS records as follows: Type: MX TTL: 1800 Name: @ Priority: 10 Hostname: webmail.ourdomain.fr However, when we check the propagation by for example https://www....
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Combine SPF record with and without rules/mechnisms

I'm very new to DNS world, and now I'm supposed to add an SFP record like v=spf1 mx include:_spf.blah.com ~all to an existing SPF record on a zone. existing TXT looks like this : v=spf1 include:_spf....
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How to connect to mail.hotmail.com via port 25 from DNS as instructed by Outlook

If you read https://sendersupport.olc.protection.outlook.com/pm/troubleshooting.aspx, it says Confirm that your DNS is set up correctly Try connecting to mail.hotmail.com via port 25. If you are ...
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google apps domain gives diffrent servers when emailing out then mxtoolbox search shows

When I search a domain that uses google apps I get 10 results mx servers for the domain. similar to this alt1.aspmx.l.google.com alt2.aspmx.l.google.com when I recieve emails I get completly ...
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MX record in a reverse zone

I am taking a DNS course on Linux Academy. In one of the lab, they define a reverse zone. In this zone they add MXs records. Does it make sense to have MX record defined in a reverse zone? Details: ...
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Do I need an SSL certificate for a .DEV TLD on an MX record?

Do I need an SSL certificate for mail exchange (MX) for a .DEV TLD? Couldn't find this online so I'm asking here. I know that it enforces HTTPS and HSTS.
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Reject email and force the sender to switch MX records

I am setting up a mail server solution. I want to apply the scenario like this: The domain used is configured with 2 MX records (one with priority 1 - my server and one with 10 - a third party STMP ...
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Point A and MX records to different servers

The more I read the more confused I get, so please advise... I bought a godaddy domain. I have 2 servers, and I want the following... Justhost (Email) Digital Ocean (Web server for app) How can I ...
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Why would email deliver normally when MX Lookup test returns “DNS Record not found”? [closed]

Background: CentOS 8, Postfix, Dovecot, Digital Ocean droplet. My mail server can send and receive emails without a problem. My DNS records include an A, AAAA and MX record for my mail server. A ...
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Confused on DNS for G Suite + third party web host

I've been digging for an answer to my question, but my searches keep turning up edge cases, which surely this is not. As is often the case, Google's own support either over-answers or doesn't provide ...
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Getting “Error: Invalid Value” while adding MX record in Google Cloud DNS

I am trying to add MX record in Google Cloud DNS but getting an Error Message Error message: ERROR Invalid value. Error NUMBER: d7422936167581091
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Use MX records to forward all mail to specific server

I have two domains, lets call them example.com and example.de I need to have all emails sent to an (any) example.de address being forwarded to the example.com email server. Is it enough to place an ...
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DNS: mx record with only AAAA, no A record

My mx record for example.com points to mail.example.com I have only set an AAAA record for mail.example.com, but no A record. I don't want to expose my IPv4, only the IPv6. I can receive e-mail from ...
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How to whitelist users at the MX server, instead of the mail server, using Sendmail

I am running Sendmail 8.15.2 on Fedora 30 with a MX relaying to a mail server. The relay-domains file works fine to funnel only the desired domains from the MX to the mail server. But the mail server ...
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How to set MX record so that delivery results in temporary failure

I am moving an SMTP server from a host to another. In order to make things as simple as possible for me (and since I don't care if email are delayed a few hours), I would like to adopt this strategy: ...
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DNS record setup

I recently set up my own mail server using postfix as MTA and dovecot as an imap 'server' (is this the right term?). Now dns records is the last thing to do and I was wondering if I understood this ...
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CNAME domain to a subdomain with no MX reocrds

Should email to hello@test.com work? test.com CNAME something.else.com else.com MX 1 <google mx> I think there are some references out there requiring RFC1912 not having CNAME records along ...
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Trying to receive emails AND store them into an S3 bucket

I'm trying to store emails i receive into an s3 bucket, i followed this tutorial and multiple others : https://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide/receiving-email-getting-started.html My MX ...

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