How to manage MX records in cPanel

Add MX record:

1. Login to the cPanel of yourdomain.com

2. Click on DNS Zone Editor.

3. Click on MX record.

4. Enter value in Priority box. (Note: Value should be in numbers and 0 (zero) is highest priority)

5. Enter fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) in Destination box.

6. Click on Add an MX Recordbutton. 

Edit MX record:

1. Login to the cPanel of yourdomain.com

2. Click on DNS Zone Editor.

3. Click on Manage.

4. Click on edit with MXrecord entry and update in Priority or Destinationbox.

5. Click on Save records.

Delete MX record:

1. Login to the cPanel of yourdomain.com

2. Click on DNS Zone Editor.

3. Click on Manage.

4. Click on delete which MXrecord entry you want to delete.

5. Click on Continueto confirm delete.

Configure Email Routing:

1. Login to the cPanel of yourdomain.com

2. Click on Email Routingin Email

3. Select the domain which you wants to configure.

4. Select one of the following options under Configure Email Routing:

  • Automatically Detect Configuration— The system uses the following criteria to configure the email routing settings:
  • Local Mail Exchanger— The lowest numbered mail exchanger points to an IP address on this server.
  • Backup Mail Exchanger— The lowest numbered mail exchanger points to an IP address not on this server.
  • Remote Mail Exchanger— No mail exchangers point to an IP address on this server.
  • Local Mail Exchanger— The server always accepts mail for this domain. The system will deliver mail to the local mailbox.
  • Backup Mail Exchanger— The server functions as a backup mail exchanger. The system will hold mail for this domain until a lower number mail exchanger becomes available.
  • Remote Mail Exchanger— The server will not accept mail for this domain. The system sends all mail for this domain to the lowest numbered mail exchanger.

5. Click on Change.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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