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MX records for external domain

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by poscompo, May 5, 2005.

  1. poscompo

    poscompo Guest

    Hit a question I have not had before.

    I have a client who wants to host the e-mail of one domain with us, but keep the domain pointing elsewhere.

    How do I set that up under plesk?

    Do I set up MX records under their domain name (its ip points elsewhere) or do I point to my domains mail server?


    Richard D
  2. defencer

    defencer Guest

    If I understand you right, you want to have a domain's mail on plesk and hosting for domain somewhere else. If domain's DNS server is also on plesk, then you probably need these DNS records:

    domain.com A <external.ip>
    domain.com MX mail.domain.com
    mail.domain.com A <internal.ip>
  3. jamesyeeoc

    jamesyeeoc Guest

    And if the domain's DNS is being handled by someone else, then you will have to have them point the MX record to your IP