What is an MX Record?
Your domain's MX Records control where email that is sent to your domain
Example: MX0 is assigned the value Ďmail.yourdomain.netí. This tells all
email messages addressed to your domain to go to your domainís mail server
where you can pick it up. You may have multiple MX records assigned, for
example MX10, MX20, and MX30 may also be assigned a mail server. This is a
fail-safe measure you can use in the event your default mail server is down.
The alternate mail servers store your email messages until your default
server is back online. This prevents loss of email messages during your main
mail serverís downtime. This is called MX Priority. The lowest number MX
record is the first one attempted for delivery.
You only need to modify your MX Records if you host a domain with us and
host your email account somewhere else.
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