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.

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