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An MX record, or Mail Exchanger record, is a type of DNS record that indicates which mail server should receive emails on behalf of a domain.

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Will this work? Adding an alias domain and moving primary domain MX to M365

So 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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How to update DNS records and not affect mail exchange? Migrating web domains

I have two domains, one where my current website is hosted, and another which hosts my email. I am planning on switching the web domain to the domain that hosts my email. I tried to update my DNS ...
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How can I "reclaim" the MX control of domain where former employee configured Gmail to handle mail?

A former employee had configured Gmail to handle their work email (an address that is @ an alias—herein called "example.com"—for our primary domain). The employee left and is not cooperative....
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Move from one web host to another but keep Google Email Settings

Web host: Hostinger Domain from Google Domains MX Records for Googledomains (Nameservers:4 records starting with: NS-CLOUD-E1.Googledomains.com. ALL 4 are to cloud.googledomains.com) New Web host : ...
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Setting up DKIM, SPF, and DMARC Records for Domains that You Won't Use for Email

I have a few domains out there that are never used for email. If you look at the domains, you'll know the company. This makes me wonder, should I set up DMARC, DKIM, and SPF for these domains even ...
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I've waited 4 days for my MX records to populate to activate gmail but it still says I need to add the new google MX records and delete my old

My domain host has reflected the proper google MX records for 4 days now: 5 @ ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 @ ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10 @ ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10 @ ALT4.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 1 @ ASPMX....
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My domain is with Startlogic & I am switching mail to google. I've added the MX records. Do I also need to delete a records associated with mail?

Even though I haven't started receiving mail at google yet, I think my MX records are right: ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. 1 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10 ...
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How to configure an e-mail address with external MX Record in HostEurope webhosting?

I am using the HostEurope WebHosting Premium package and try to set up e-mail addresses for an external Domain; that is, the domain is not part of the hosting package but externally DNS hosted, and ...
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Has Google modified its preferred MX records?

I have a client whose DNS records have been pointing to Googles MX servers for years, and these MX records are coded into my setup scripts for new DNS setups - however toolbox.googleapps.com was this ...
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Email service not receiving emails due to dns issue

I have a domain (let's say ga...ot.ch) bought from a domain registrar. The registrar has offered me a free email which I am using. However, the email can only send but not receive. This is my ...
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Migration of email account to addon domain on new Web Host

I took over the work from another web developer and try to figure out, how he migrated an email account from old Webhost + Domain (domainA, hostA) to a new Webhost + Domain (domainB, hostB). This is ...
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Changing hosting for a domain but keeping email

I’m a web designer with minimal knowledge about DNS records etc. I have a client who currently has a domain registered with LCN. They also have their email provided by LCN and they currently have a ...
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DNS record configuration for a website with the mail server hosted on different server, domain (FQDN) and IP

I am running into a problem which is as follows: I have two domain names with different IPs; The first is EXAMPLE.COM to host my website. Say the IP for EXAMPLE.COM is 111.111.11.11. The second domain ...
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Google Workspaces Picking Up an MX record Not Set in Domain DNS

I recently acquired a domain on GoDaddy auctions on behalf of a client for their new business's website. I am building the site and hosting it. I am in the process of configuring Google Workspaces and ...
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Receiving emails on a Google domains subdomain

I purchased a domain from Google Domains, say, mydomain.tld. I do not plan to have any hosting/content on this domain as of now. I'm not using any external services or providers, just Google Domains ...
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Do web hosting companies typically charge extra for custom MX records?

I bought a domain from one hosting company then I bought a email account from Namecheap and I want to set the email there so I need the mx records from the hosting company where I bought the domain. ...
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G Suite says to use five MX records but my DNS host (123-Reg) only allows me to enter one

I'm trying to change the MX records for my domain (with 123-Reg) so that it points to my G Suite email. I have the following MX records from Google's support page: But in my 123-Reg control panel, ...
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When moving my web hosting but keeping mail hosting, how do I change the SPF TXT DNS record with an IP address?

My website was previously on a windows server A with ip 79.137.24.248 but my mail server was on a Linux hosting with ip of 185.81.99.111. There were three DNS record that were connecting these two ...
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Can differing A, CNAME, TXT, and NS records in multiple domains TLD's cause email deliverability issues?

I'm troubleshooting an issue where, after switching TLD's internal and ESP-based emails are getting blocked when going to external customers. Could different A, CNAME, TXT, and NS records cause email ...
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Can switching from .com TLD to non .com TLD affect emails even if MX records migrated correctly

I have a high-level question about a customer that switched from a .com TLD to a .fun TLD. They didn't switch hosting, only their TLD. They're now having issues with their emails, personal and ...
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Reverse MX A records (PTR) always error after are set G Suite MX records

If I check website at intodns.com I always get error on Reverse MX A records (PTR) after I set the following MX records to G Suite (old Google Apps): 1 aspmx.l.google.com 5 alt2.aspmx.l.google....
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Do I need SMTP or other any CNAME records after adding G Suite MX records?

I'm setting up G Suite and I'm adding its MX records to my DNS settings. Here are my current DNS records (default from my host provider): I will delete the MX 10 record and add the ones from G Suite,...
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Setup DNS record with mail and web server on different IP but with the same domain

I got my webserver where my website is hosted and my mail server on two different servers with different IPs. I would like to have mail email @example.com using the mail server I have used an A ...
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How to setup MX records for a static AWS S3 websites

Hi I've been trying to find an answer to this, but can't seem to. Basically I have a domain name (registered at Namecheap) that (CNAME) points to an AWS S3 bucket endpoint/url (i.e S3-hosted static-...
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Setting up an email box for newsletter to notify Amazon SES of delivery notification failures

I'm using two providers: regular hosting provider for my emails amazon SES for sending emails in bulk, like a newsletter What bothers me is that if I send a newsletter, the Delivery Status ...
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DNS MX Entry Problem - Wrong Mailserver is used

There is a clients domain, let's name it www.client-xyz.example, which was hosted with a web space package on a web host. I created a new homepage which is located on my server and I pointed the A-...
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Doesn't DMARC expose your email address?

G Suite states that one can add a DMARC record with an rua field to get reports about DMARC activity by email: v=DMARC1; p=reject; rua=mailto:[email protected] But doesn't this basically ...
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Heroku apps, DNS and MX records

I have a domain, example.com, for my mom's business. I'm having trouble configuring the records to allow the Heroku app to exist simultaneously with email through Microsoft Office 365. The site should ...
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Does changing A record IP address affect MX records?

Suppose you have the following A record: example.com. 3599 IN A 192.0.2.78 And these MX records: example.com. 997 IN MX 10 mx01.1and1.co.uk.example. example.com. 997 IN MX 10 mx00.1and1.co.uk....
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migrating DNS while retaining email hosting from Microsoft 365

The title might be a bit misleading but I don't know how else to describe my situation. Situation: Client have registered a domain through company A, which from the record it is currently pointing to ...
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How to define '@ IN MX 0 @' in easydns?

I am not entirely sure how to add this entry into easydns. I have contacted their support but I still hear nothing after days. For some reason my hosting company needed to switch the hardware of our ...
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SMTP Connection DNS Connection Redirect [closed]

If I had a domain such as example.com and an smtp address for a mail server such as really.long.smtp.address.com is it possible to setup a DNS record on example.com, such as smtp.example.com, and to ...
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Which DNS entries need to be updated when moving email from one service to another?

So, I'm keeping my website with my registrar and moving the email to a better service (better than the awful cPanel one). I'm giving myself a crash course in A, AAAA, CNAME MX SRV TXT. Which records ...
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How to add MX record when CName exists (BigRock)?

I have a website which is currently hosted on GitHub. I have added a CNAME entry Name: requestly.in Value: requestly.github.io This works perfectly fine. Now, I am trying to setup email service by ...
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Domains hosted on Ubuntu Server(Plesk) can only send outgoing mails

I have a dedicated server(Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS) with Plesk installed. I have few domains hosted on the server. I am only able to send outgoing mails(from webmail), none of the domains are able to ...
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MX Record propogation time - Email working sometimes and sometimes not

I have tried to migrate my hosting from Hostgator to AWS yesterday. I have removed the DNS of HostGator and made it to the default of the service provider from whom i bought the domain and created A ...
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MX record and Google Cloud platform

I've recently started using the Google Cloud platform. I registered a domain through name.com and setup a virtual machine on the google compute engine with a static IP. Then I created a cloud DNS ...
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Not receiving email after setting MX records

I have domain on Bluehost named example.com and I am hosting it on AWS. I have setup an email account on Bluehost and added its MX record in AWS: "example.com" "0 mail.example.com" But still I am ...
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Differents mail accounts in differents servers [DNS]

I have my own domain which has MX Record handled by Outlook, where I only have 1 account ([email protected]), and I would like to use as many accounts as I wish ([email protected]) and handle ...
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I want to use email service of Zoho Mail with hosting server Hostinger for my custom domain. How do I do it?

For a small project of mine, for which really don't want to invest any cent, I want to host email services with my custom domain (let's assume www.example.com) l already own. The hosting service l'm ...
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Does pointing an MX Record to a server allow it to send mail as well?

I'm using Google Apps for Business with my domain for emails. I have MX Records configured to point to Google's Mail servers. I understand why this lets me receive emails on Google Mail. By default I ...
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How to implement email aliasing for an entire new domain name to all mailboxes at the old

The business currently uses a cumbersome URL. It's clunky, but senior staffers are attached to it. We've purchased a few sleek new domains, and for the next few years, sleekdoma.in will just forward ...
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Sending mail to a different domain

I have a wordpress website set up for a company on domain.com, with a contact form. The company already has mail set up on gmail, [email protected]. I want the contact form to send mail to the ...
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PostmarkApp inbound domain creation for MX record redirection

I'm trying to use Postmark App service (https://postmarkapp.com) to forward email to my subdomain to my PostmarkApp server. I'm trying to use inbound domain forwarding by configuring my MX record to ...
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If MX records are set to Gmail, does the mailbox need to exist in the CPanel hosting package?

I have a client who currently has his domain's MX records set to Gmail ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM., etc. I am transferring the client's site to a new host. Do I need to create the mailbox in the new host's ...
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MX type and SMTP, They're different with each other

Suppose I have example0.com as my SMTP server and example1.com as MX. As you see, They're different with each other. Scenario: If I send an email , and suppose receiver has an Anit spam such as ...
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

Grr. This is annoying. I can send/receive email locally (eg. [email protected] <-> [email protected]) I can't send/receive email to/from other domains (eg. [email protected] <-> [email protected]) ...
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Getting Error 550 "No such user here" when sending mail to my other domain

I have two hosting accounts, personaldomain.com and companydomain.com. Both have User level cPanel. Whenever I try to send email from personaldomain.com to any email address on companydomain.com, I ...
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Change MX record - separate mailserver from webserver

Ok, we all encountered at least one request to change MX entry and separate mailserver from webserver. That's all fine, we all know how to do it. My problem here is this... let's say I put a site on ...
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No MX records?! Zone file issue. Shopfiy vs. self-hosted email

One of my hosting clients has a website: www.vincedevito.ca. Some time ago, he decided to use Shopify as his primary website, but I still host his email. Therefore, I set up a DNS Zone with GoDaddy. ...
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