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 Creating Custom MX records for DNS2Go
Solution In order to create a custom MX record for your domain, follow these steps:

To set a custom Online MX record:

1) Take your domain Offline
2) Login to the DNS2Go Account Manager
3) Select your domain from the list of domains on the right hand side
4) Expand the Online Settings by clicking the plus ( + ) sign next to When This Domain Goes Online
5) Select the option �Use Custom Settings�
6) Click the Configure Button
7) Click the New Button
8) In order for MX record to be on the domain itself, leave this first field blank and click Next
9) Set the Priority for the record (recommendation is setting this to 10) then click Next
10) Enter in the hostname of the server where mail is being accepted for this domain (ie. Mail.domain2.com)
11) Now you will be shown a summary of the record. Read the description to verify that everything is set correctly.
12) Click OK and now this record will be set

To set a custom Offline MX record:

1) Take your domain Online
2) Login to the DNS2Go Account Manager
3) Select your domain from the list of domains on the right hand side
4) Expand the Offline Settings by clicking the plus ( + ) sign next to When This Domain Goes Offline
5) Select the option �Use Custom Settings�
6) Click the Configure Button
7) Click the New Button
8) In order for MX record to be on the domain itself, leave this first field blank and click Next
9) Set the Priority for the record (recommendation is setting this to 10) then click Next
10) Enter in the hostname of the server where mail is being accepted for this domain (ie. Mail.domain2.com)
11) Now you will be shown a summary of the record. Read the description to verify that everything is set correctly.
12) Click OK and now this record will be set


Article Details
Article ID: 573
Created On: Mar 16, 2007 02:52 PM

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