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- 16 readers -
  • Hosting Terms for Dummies

    … and tell the World Wide Web where they can find your website if they type in your URL (aka domain and website address). You will login to your domain registrar and point what is called your nameservers, also referred to as DNS – domain name system. You will hear both terms used. Likely, you are wondering the same question I get from my clients “how do…

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