Configuring Your MX Records: DreamHost

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Configuring Your MX Records: DreamHost 

  1. Log in to your account at www.dreamhost.com.
  2. Click Mail on the left side and select MX from the drop-down menu.
  3. Click edit next to the domain you will be using with zMailCloud.
  4. Under Custom MX Records, delete all existing MX records.
  5. Enter 10 MX1.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. in the first text box.
  6. Enter 20 MX2.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. in the second text box.
  7. Enter 50 MX3.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. in the third text box.
  8. Click Update your custom MX records now!

Congratulations! Your MX records are now configured to point to zMailCloud. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 24 hours to take effect.

Configuring Your MX Records: Enom

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Configuring Your MX Records: Enom 

  1. Log in to your account at www.enom.com.
  2. Open the Domains tab and select My Domain Names. You’ll be directed to the Manage Domains page.
  3. Click the domain that you’d like to use with zMailCloud.
  4. From the Domain Details panel along the right, select the + icon under the Total DNS Control list item. A sub-list will appear.
  5. Click the entry titled Total DNS Control And MX Records. The Manage MX Records, and DNS Zone File panel will appear.
  6. Click Launch Total DNS Control Manager. The DNS Manager window will appear.
  7. Clear all existing MX Records by clicking Delete.
  8. Click OK in the confirmation dialogue box.
  9. Once you’ve deleted all existing records, click Add New MX Record. The MX (Mail Exchangers) Record Wizard will appear.
  10. For each MX Record, enter information according to the data in the table below:
      • For the Select the Priority Value drop-down menu, enter the priority value.
      • For Enter a Host Name, leave the default setting to @.
      • For Enter Goes To Address enter the 01.com server name.
      • For the Select TTL Value drop-down menu, enter 1 Day. This will appear as 86400 seconds within the DNS system.
    Mail Server PriorityValue
    MX1.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. 10
    MX2.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. 20
    MX3.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. 50
  11. Click Continue.
  12. Click Add to confirm each entry. The DNS Manager main page will reappear when you’ve finished.

Congratulations! Your MX records are now configured to point to zMailCloud. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 24 hours to propagate throughout the Internet.NOTE: Make sure each entry is entered exactly as it appears in the following table, including the trailing dot at the end of each record.

Configuring Your MX Records: Network Solutions

Written by Jay Cihla on . Posted in For Domain Administrators, Knowledgebase

Configuring Your MX Records: Network Solutions 

  1. Log in to your account at networksolutions.com.
  2. Click Edit DNS under DNS Settings. The Edit DNS page will appear. (If you have not previously edited DNS entries for your domain name, you may need to select Custom DNS Setting.)
  3. Under the DNS Manager-Advanced Tools panel, click Continue. The DNS Manager – Advanced Tools page will appear.
  4. Under the Mail Servers panel, click Add / Edit. The Mail Servers table will appear.
  5. Remove any existing MX records by checking the box next to delete.
  6. Within the Mail Servers table, enter information according to the table below:NOTE: Make sure each entry is entered exactly as it appears in the following table, including the trailing dot at the end of each record.
    Priority Mail Server
    10 MX1.ZMAILCLOUD.COM.
    20 MX2.ZMAILCLOUD.COM.
    50 MX3.ZMAILCLOUD.COM.

     

  7. Click Save.

Congratulations! Your MX records are now configured to point to zMailCloud. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 24 hours to propagate throughout the Internet.

Configuring Your MX Records: 1and1

Written by Jay Cihla on . Posted in For Domain Administrators, Knowledgebase

Configuring Your MX Records: 1and1 

  1. Log in to your account at https://admin.1and1.com
  2. If it’s not already selected, click the Administration tab.
  3. Click Domains. The Domain Overview page appears.
  4. Select the checkbox next to the domain that you will be using with zMailCloud.
  5. From the DNS menu, select Edit DNS Settings.
  6. Under Advanced DNS Settings, select the Other mail server radio button.
  7. Enter the following information:
MX 1 / Prio MX1.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. 10
MX 2 / Prio MX2.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. 20
Further backups My mail exchanger
MX 3 / Prio MX3.ZMAILCLOUD.COM. 50
  1. Click OK.

Congratulations! Your MX records are now configured to point to zMailCloud. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 24 hours to take effect.

Configuring Your MX Records: GoDaddy.com

Written by Jay Cihla on . Posted in For Domain Administrators, Knowledgebase

Configuring Your MX Records: GoDaddy.com 

  1. Log in to your account at www.godaddy.com.
  2. Click on My Account
  3. In the left column under My Products, click on the Domain Manager.
  4. Click the domain(s) that you’d like to use with zMailCloud.
  5. Launch DNS Manager
  6. Clear all existing MX (Mail Exchange) by clicking Delete.
  7. Click OK in the confirmation dialogue box.
  8. Once you’ve deleted all existing records, click Add Record or Quick Add under the MX record section.
  9. For each MX Record, enter information according to the data in the table below:
    • For the Select the Priority Value drop-down menu, enter the priority value.
    • For Enter a Host Name, leave the default setting to @.
    • For Enter Goes To Address enter the zMailCloud server name.
    • For the Select TTL Value drop-down menu, enter 1 Day. This will appear as 86400 seconds within the DNS system.

      PriorityValue

      HostName

      Goes To Address
      (Mail Server)

      TTLValue

      10

      @

      MX1.ZMAILCLOUD.COM.

      1 Day

      20

      @

      MX2.ZMAILCLOUD.COM.

      1 Day

      50

      @

      MX3.ZMAILCLOUD.COM.

      1 Day

  10. Click Continue.
  11. Click Add to confirm each entry. The DNS Manager main page will reappear when you’ve finished.

Congratulations! Your MX records are now configured to point to zMailCloud. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 24 hours to propagate throughout the Internet.NOTE: Make sure each entry is entered exactly as it appears in the above table, including the trailing dot at the end of each record. Also, it is critical that you are using the default name servers that Godaddy.com provides, if you’re using custom domain name servers, you’ll have to either 1) make the changes on the custom domain name servers instead or 2) change (back) to using the default GoDaddy.com domain name servers.

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