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Mail Exchanger Record or MX record used for Mail Services.

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How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host?

Client's domain is registered with GoDaddy where they have a mail-only plan at the moment. Now web hosting has been set up elsewhere and we need to point web service to the new host while retaining ...
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How to forward emails to my custom domain to my Gmail account?

I bought a domain without webspace and want to forward emails to that domain to my Gmail account. But I don't receive any emails which are send there, not even a return-to-sender-email. I also tried ...
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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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If I remove my A record, will it mess up MX records on that domain?

I am using DNSimple and S3/Cloudfront. Following their recommended configuration looks like this: myapex.com ------ REDIRECT --> www.myapex.com www.myapex.com -- CNAME -----> lkj32lkj323323....
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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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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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Can email be hosted by a different company when the domain is registered with GoDaddy, and the site is hosted with Wix?

I registered a domain name with GoDaddy and I changed the DNS to point to my site on wix.com (my host). I don't have email with GoDaddy or Wix, but I have a hosting account with RS Hosting (cPanel). ...
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Configuring an MX record for Amazon's Route 53

I am using Amazon Route 53 and have a correctly functioning A record pointing to an EC2 instance at mydomain.com.au with a Django stack running. My problem is, I tried to setup a Postfix mailserver ...
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Is my mx record affected if I forward my domain?

My domain host (not webhost) is GoDaddy. I set up the MX record to point to Gmail. I use a free host (say examplehost.com) without static IP, so cannot set my A record to that examplehost.com. So I ...
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Is this SPF record correct?

I need to set up a SPF record to allow an alternative IP address to send our newsletter emails. The main IP hosting the site still needs to be allowed to send email also. Would the following work? v=...
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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:youremail@example.com But doesn't this basically ...
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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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Where must a PTR record point to in order to avoid being classified as a spammer?

We have a dedicated server for our website, and we also use it to send out bulk emails (ALWAYS by request, NEVER unsolicited or for spam). We are trying to set up a PTR record and there's one thing I ...
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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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I want to host clients' websites, but not their email. What's the easiest way to handle this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? My company lets non-technical users build their own niche industry websites on our server, which we host. ...
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Keep email with registrar but host website elsewhere

I am currently building a website for a client who purchased their own domain and email on Godaddy. They have been using the email for a considerable amount of time now and only recently decided to ...
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How to provide email accounts without changing the DNS?

My client have registered a domain name through BigRock.in, and my client needs 10 email accounts, so I decided to provide it through my web hosting (re seller account). My question is - How to ...
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How can I repoint my domain? DNS/MX etc

I've searched the questions here, but have found nothing that gives me the assurance I require. My situation: I have a domain registered with Network Solutions, linked to hosting on NetSol I have ...
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

Grr. This is annoying. I can send/receive email locally (eg. joe@example.com <-> sue@example.com) I can't send/receive email to/from other domains (eg. joe@hotmail.com <-> sue@example.com) ...
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Where do I set my SPF record for domain managed by Yahoo?

Many years ago we purchased a domain from Yahoo. Now our website is hosted on Amazon EC2. The output of an SPF checking tool (http://www.kitterman.com/getspf2.py) says: SPF records are primarily ...
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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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DNS and MX questions related to new hosts

This stuff always confuses me so I'll layout the pieces and what I hope to achieve, if someone can connect the dots. I have a domain www.toys.com I have a cloud VPS I have an Open Exchange mail ...
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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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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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How to setup MX records on a shared application serving multiple domains?

We are in the process of transitioning from 150 separate websites on individual domains to 150 domains all served by a central MVC app. I am now wondering how to handle the MX record(s) on this new ...
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OVH & CloudFlare: email redirect doesn't work

I have one domain on OVH. I use with this domain CloudFlare. On my domain I need only one email, that I use only for forward. On OVH the MX record for only forward email is: redirect.ovh.net I put ...
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WHM local/external mail server confusion

We host several websites on the same server using WHM but this seems to confuse the mail routing when someone has their own external mail servers - it looks locally. We have our own email accounts ...
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Single SSL certificate for web and email

I would like to purchase a basic SSL certificate, which allows me to secure a single domain (as opposed to a wildcard certificate for multiple subdomains). I was going to apply this to mail.example....
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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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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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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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DNS MX forward one mailbox of a domain

I wanna know if exists a way to forward one mailbox with DNS MX entries ?, maybe with CNAME or other things. I want use for a particular mailbox a new mail services and for others mailboxes using the ...
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How to redirect mail to another IP address

I want to redirect my site's mail server to another IP address. I setup an MX record for my mail server like this: domain.org. IN MX 1 mail.domain.org But I do not know how redirect mail to ...
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MX records for individual email addresses on GoDaddy?

I have an info@mycompany.com address in Godaddy. I also created a couple email addresses in Zoho mail e.g. user1@mycompany.com and user2@mycompany.com. If I set up an MX record to point my user1 and ...
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Point email records to server without domain name?

I have a Shopify site and have my www CNAME pointing to it. However, I need to point my mail records to my VPS where I have set up webmail. I am really confused with how to do this and have tried ...
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Need help with DNS. Registrar is NS, Web Site at WinHost, Email at eHost

Need help moving a web site for a client, which I will call ClientABC. The web site is ClientABC.com, which is hosted at Rackspace, with their email hosted at eHost. We are transferring the site from ...
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MX record setup to another domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? I have a website aaa.fr with MX record correctly configured and working. Now I'm buying the domain aaa....
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Email forward to Exchange

We have a linux Webserver and one of our clients wants us to host their email only, not their site itself. NetworkSolutions manages the domain name. They want us to get their incoming mail and have it ...
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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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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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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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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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What should I set the full hostname to in plesk when hosting multiple domains?

I have a VPS running Plesk (v11.5.30), on which I have multiple domains. I've found that I am having problems with emails sent from this server being tagged as spam. On running a test with www.mail-...
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Not receiving email sent from PHP mail() after cPanel migration?

I just moved my site example.com from one host to another by cPanel account backup and restore. Name servers are changed a few hours ago. info@example.com is hosted at Google apps with MX records ...
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cloudflare's mx record should set cname or A records

The cloudflare offical support said https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200168876-My-email-or-mail-stopped-working-What-should-I-do- But traditionally mx record should not set as cname ...
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Online Email client for a just a domain name with no associated hosting setup?

I have a domain name that has its CNAME and A record pointed to a Shopify site. I want to set up an email client to send and receive emails using my domain name. I have looked into Zoho but it ...
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How can I create (or do I even need to create) an alias of a DNS MX record?

I am in the process of moving my DNS records from Network Solutions to the Amazon Route 53 service. While I know and understand a little about the basic kinds of records, I am stumped on how to create ...
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How can I set up my server to also be a mail server?

I'm running apache2 on Ubuntu Server 12.04 and I have my website up and running fine with 2 virtual hosts, and I was wondering how I can set up my server to also be a mail server, preferable for both ...
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How to map a domain to a website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? I am using Network solutions. I would like to point my domain to a website. I have both the NameServer1 ...