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EMERGENCY DNS help required.

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by syberlink, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. syberlink

    syberlink Guest

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    Using a Virtual Dedicated Server. I just need to point the MX records to a IP address.

    Sounds simple but I have been reading for days to find out how to do it before I transfer the account over.

    The my old Host (hostcentric) killed my working site and now our hospital has no email.

    I have used putty once. Very newbee.

    Thanks for any help.
    Brad
     
  2. poke

    poke Guest

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    You are trying to use another mail server? Or you just want you VPS mail to function. What does you dns template look like?

    -poke
     
  3. syberlink

    syberlink Guest

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    settings

    The hosting for the website is local but the mail MX records are to go to IP address new.ip.add.ress to handle the mail.

    Host Record type Value
    domain.org. A 00.000.000.00
    mail.domain.org. A new.ip.add.ress
    ns.domain.org. A 00.000.000.00
    webmail.domain.org. A 00.000.000.00
    ftp.domain.org. CNAME domain.org.
    www.domain.org. CNAME domain.org.
    domain.org. MX (50) mail.domain.org.
    domain.org. NS ns.domain.org.
    00.000.000.00 / 24 PTR domain.org.

    I guess I guessed right because there mail is working again. I set a new A record to the new IP address and a new MX to the A record.
     
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