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MX Record

MX records are mail exchange records used for determining the priority of email servers for a domain. The lowest priority email server is the first destination for email. If the lowest priority email server is unavailable, mail will be sent to the higher priority email servers.

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STEP 1: Select the DNS Menu

 

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STEP 2: Select Managed DNS 4

 

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STEP 3: Select a domain from the either the “Recently Updated Domains” box, or start typing the domain name in the textbox on the “Select Domain” tab. 4

 

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STEP 4: Under “MX Records” click the plus sign to add a new record. 4

 

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STEP 5: We will add an MX record to the domain example.com for mail.example.com which is currently an A record pointing to 1.2.3.4. The name field of the MX record is left blank as you send email from username@example.com.

 

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STEP 6: Click Submit. 4
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STEP 7: You can also create MX records that point to external providers. Here we will create a higher priority MX record that points to a backup DNS Made Easy mail server. If mail.example.com is offline or not accepting email, mail will be sent to mx1.dnsmadeeasy.com. 4