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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    … that they typically overcharge for without any redundancy or global distribution. They often have a single point of failure as well. Case in point, about a year ago my domain registrar migrated records and wiped out my DNS settings. I was paying an additional $5 per month per domain and had dozens of domains managed with them. I was paying hundreds of dollars per…

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