How do I set-up a MX record?

2016-05-25 16:12

Alternative 1:

  1. Choose the menu item “Domain” and then “Domain List”.

  2. Choose “Forwarding” next to the respective domain.

  3. Enter the mailserver in to the field “Mailserver” the IP address or the hostname.

  4. Conclude the modifications, by clicking on “Update”.

Alternative 2:

Click on “Nameserver” on the left side of the customer area and then on the modify button of the respective domain. In case there already exist MX records for the respective domain, you can modify those.

To create new MX records please follow the subsequent steps:

  1. Click on “Add DNS entry”

  2. Leave the “Name” field empty.

  3. Choose MX for type.

  4. Please enter the hostname of the Nameserver into the field value. You can, if necessary set a priority into the field “Prio”.

  5. To Conclude the modifications, click on save.

If your mailserver only has one IP address, enter an A record for the subdomain “mail”. Afterwards you can enter a MX record for

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