Domain MX Records (7 Articles)

How to route my e-mails to a local Microsoft Exchange Server?

In order to use your local Microsoft Exchange Email Server you need to point your domain name's MX records to it. An MX (Mail eXchanger) record is a type of DNS record in your domain's DNS zone which specifies a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of your domain. Your MX record should be pointed to your Microsoft Email Server. That is why you need to know the IP address of your Microsoft Email Server. The server must use a public IP address. Once you know the IP address, you can change the MX records as per the instructions in this article: How to change my MX record Please note that even if you change your MX records you can still use your Siteground Mail server to send…

How to point my MX records to Windows Live?

First you need to log in to Windows Live Admin Center . There, in the Mail section you will see the MX record to which you should point your domain. The MX record is listed under MX Record Configuration and should be similar to the one below: DNS Record Type: MX Host: yourdomain.com MX server:  442368421.pamx1.hotmail.com TTL: 3600 or 1 hour Priority: 0 (or High priority) Then all you need to do is point your MX record to that of Windows Live and allow a few hours for the DNS change to propagate. SiteGround shared hosting customers who have their domains hosted with us can contact our support team by posting a ticket and request the change in the MX…

How to modify your MX records for Google Apps Mail / Gmail?

Once you sign up your domain for Google Apps , you will have to change the MX records for your domain in order to use it in Gmail. If you are using cPanel, this can be easily done by using the MX Entry option. There find the domain you will be pointing to Google Apps Mail and delete all of its MX records. Then add the following MX records with the corresponding priority for your domain: Priority           Mail Server 1                      ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. 5                      ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. 5                      ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM. 10                    ASPMX2.GOOGLEMAIL.COM. 10                    ASPMX3.GOOGLEMAIL.COM. When using the SiteGround MX Entry tool in cPanel, all you need to do is click the Set Google MX button and the needed records will be automatically set for your domain name. The above instructions are in full compliance with the official Google Apps instructions and have been adapted to work with cPanel. They will require 24 hours to propagate and take effect. After that your mail will be handled exclusively by Google Apps Mail. If your host does not use cPanel, you will have to find another way to change the MX records to Gmail. Still, the changes will be very similar to the above and the DNS records will be the same. Gmail has proven to provide the best mail experience even to the most demanding users. That's why all web hosts should provide easy means to change the MX records to Gmail. If you have troubles with your current host doing this you can transfer to us…

How to change my MX record?

It is possible to change the MX records for your domain. For this purpose you should log in cPanel and click on MX Entry . For more information on how to change the MX records for your domain, please check our tutorial: http://www.siteground.com/tutorials/email/email_mx_record.htm SiteGround provides the best email hosting environment and we will help you with any email questions/problems you may have, including MX record changes.…

How to change my domain name MX records?

It is possible to change the MX records for your domain. For this purpose please log in Cpanel and click on MX Entry from the Mail box. For more information please check our tutorial: http://www.siteground.com/tutorials/email/email_mx_record.htm…