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I built a free, open-source, encrypted, and private solution at https://github.com/niftylettuce/forward-email. This service does not store logs, it is completely private and simply acts as a proxy. No email is ever stored on the server, it's all proxied in memory to the recipient's mail server (view the source on GitHub if you'd like to learn more about ...


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They all point to Google services though, as we use Google for our email. Am I likely to break email or other services by removing an old A record? If your MX records remain pointed to the Google mail server hosts, then you should be fine, providing that your nameservers are reachable and DNS table contains those MX records. As far as other "services", ...


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To have your email hosted with a different company, you simply need to set your MX records in your DNS. Here is an in depth article with lots of information about how to do that. The basics are: Your mail host gives you the names of your mail servers You create MX records with in DNS with those host names (and a priority) The MX records can point ...


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MX records have nothing to do with sending mail. Anybody can send mail that appears to come from your domain. DNS records can now be used to authenticate official mail sending servers. The records for that are DKIM or SPF records. See: https://wordtothewise.com/2012/10/setting-up-dns-for-sending-email/ Google has documentation for setting up DKIM ...


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When you are sending a mail to aaa@example.com,The mail server of example.com is determined using MX records. Assume the following records for example. example.com MX mail.example.com mail.example.com A 1.2.3.4 If an MX record is found, MTA will do a forward lookup for the name returned (here mail.example.com which will return 1.2.3.4 )and try to deliver ...


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After waiting a while, now my gmail accounts for custom domains have received emails. So I guess the answer is NO, it's not broken. Hope it helps someone later


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I wanna know if exists a way to forward one mailbox with DNS MX entries ? No, and can't exist with MX. If you want forward one mailbox into another mailbox on another host, you must accept mail on domain-MX forward it (with a lot of possible ways in MTA) to final destination


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I'm afraid I couldn't help you with the complications of setting up a Postfix mailserver, however with regards to your questions about the DNS records: The MX record you have created looks fine, provided that you have checked that (a) you have no other MX records with a priority less than 10, and (b) you have definately also got an A record setup for titan....


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I posted my plea for help a bit too soon. LOL. To get it working: Delete MX record on cPanel and CloudFlare, Create new MX record with Priority 1 pointing to mail.example.com on cPanel and CloudFlare. So, all is working again. Phew. Though, I have noticed that email from Outlook.com comes in instantly, while mail from Gmail takes about 20 mins to arrive. ...


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You need to add the MX record to your domain first - go to your domain's DNS records (wherever these are managed), and add an MX record for your subdomain to point its mail to inbound.postmarkapp.com with a priority of 10. For example: sub.john-john.com MX inbound.postmarkapp.com 10 In Postmark's documentation, inbound.postmarkapp.com isn't just an ...


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Putting a CNAME record at the root of your domain breaks email. If you want email to work, you just can't do that. Heroku has instructions for this case. You need to use a DNS host that supports "alias" records. They are also sometimes called "aname" or "proxy" records. Those are served as normal A records with an IP address, but the server ...


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I recently had to do something similar and I know that Microsoft provides a SPF Record Wizard on their website. Maybe it will help you also.


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You'll need to forward all email from your server to the exchange server. This tutorial shows you how. As it relies on domain names you'll need to use the internal name for the exchange server.


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You can just use the same MX records pointing to multiple mail servers. Here is how we do it: Primary Domain For Email: master.example A - mail.master.example - ip of master domain. MX Records pointing to mail.master.example Other Domain Names MX Records pointing to mail.master.example In other words all you do is re create the MX records in your ...


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Yahoo doesn't allow it's users to add TXT records on their own. You'll need to: 1) Send an email to yourself using the Yahoo ID associated with your domain 2) Contents of the email will include your request and the actual TXT record 3) Call Yahoo domain support and inform them that you want to add a TXT record... they'll ask you to do #1 & #2 above ...


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You will need to add an MX record to your domains DNS. If you're using your Registrar to do the email forwarding, you'll add their e-mail servers for the MX records. Without an MX record, mail servers have no idea which servers to send the mail to.


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Simple solution: Use http://improvmx.com/ and then set your MX records and you are done.


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Usually when I do move my domain and DNS, I would setup the new DNS before. Then when you update your existing DNS to point to new DNS, you only have to wait for the propagation which could take around 12hrs depending on how far the DNS is away (meaning sometimes countries differ a bit on time as there is a few DNS hops between them)


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A PTR record is used to map an IP address to a fully qualified domain name (FQDN). So basically the opposite of what an IP address does. If you are worried about email spoofing, you may also want to set up an SPF1 and SPF2 record, which if set to a hard fail will also prevent spam being spoofed from your IP address/domain name. However with regards to ...


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There are a few steps to get this to work. Setup Email Hosting on Your Server Make sure your server is setup to receive email at your domain name. DNS Settings This is where most people make the error. You need a MX record and an A record. For example example.com MX 10 mail.example.com mail.example.com A 192.168.1.0 The MX records says that mail ...


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Can I have some email accounts configured in GoDaddy and others in Zoho (for same domain)? No you cannot. MX records are set on a domain (or subdomain) level.


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MX record only sets the domain to use for emails. In your case you set it to mail.domain.org. To control what mail.domain.org resolves to, add separate A record or CNAME for mail.domain.org. E.g. mail.domain.org. in A 123.45.67.89


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you are right. 1.buy a normal ssl certificate for 'yourdomain.com' 2.create a mx record without mail. suffix yourdomain.com. 800 IN MX 10 yourdomain.com. MX domain on the right should be equal to ssl certificate domain. That's what program checks when sending emails. It helps your mails not ending in Junk mail. 3.The same ssl certificate can be used ...


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It depends on how much mail you are sending/receiving. Also, shared hosting providers usually have hourly limits on how much mail you can send. Somewhere around 500-1000 emails. You better check up on it. Tell them your issues, and needs. Let them suggest the best solution.


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The quota should not slowdown the performance of your website. Even if both are on the same server, it shouldn't affect the website performance. If you face problems with loading speed, I would suggest you to check with the provider. They should be able to investigate it further.


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A 550 error code means that your SMTP server isn't able to deliver the sent email to the user because recipient mailbox does not exist. According to me if your hosting account is running on shared environment rather than dedicated then please contact your hosting service provider and say them to check your e-mail functionality. Might be your email ...


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If you set your SPF record to specify the server use something like this to generate your SPF http://www.spfwizard.net/


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Check that: The mail.example.com address points to your mailserver IP address. (You can look up the IP at https://www.whatsmydns.net/ by searching for the A record for that domain.) If you see no IP address for that domain, you'll have to add an A record for your mail.example.com address that points to your mailserver's IP address, or a CNAME that points ...


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This is a very helpful warning. It is there because of a weird rule in how mail sending is implemented. If there is a CNAME entry for the domain apex, all MX records are ignored and mail does not work. To be able to add MX records, you need to specify an A record rather than a CNAME record for your apex record (requestly.in). Github has instructions ...


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