Mx Record

A mail exchanger record (MX record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System that specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient's domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available. The set of MX records of a domain name specifies how email should be routed with the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).
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  • Why Should Your Company Pay for Managed DNS?

    … While you manage the registration of a domain at a domain registrar, it’s really not a great idea to actually manage where and how your domain resolves with the domain registrar. DNS management (setting up A and CNAME records for your website, MX records for your email, and other records) is a secondary service to DNS providers…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 13 readers -
  • Hosting Terms for Dummies

    … registrar. Rather than pointing name servers, you are going to point an A record for your website. This information you can also get from your host, it is simply an IP address. Then, you would point an MX Record to where you are hosting your email. This information is a bit more detailed, you would call your email hosting company or your IT person…

    Rise to the Top- 11 readers -
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