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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    … 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…

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