To Add an MX Record

  1. Go to the Zone File Editor for the domain name you want to update.
  2. Click Add New Record. The Add DNS Record Window displays.
  3. From the Record type list, select MX (Mail Exchanger).
  4. Complete the following fields:
    • Priority — Select the priority you want to assign to the mail server.
    • Host Name — Enter the domain name or subdomain for the MX record. For example, type @ to map the record directly to your domain name, or enter the subdomain of your host name, such as www or ftp.
    • Enter Goes To Address — Enter the mail server’s address, such as smtp.secureserver.net.
    • TTL — Select how long the server should cache the information.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Save Zone File, and then click OK. The new MX records displays in the MX (Mail Exchanger) section.

To Edit an MX Record

  1. Go to the Zone File Editor for the domain name you want to update.
  2. In the MX (Mail Exchanger) section, click the MX record you want to edit.
  3. Edit any of the following fields:
    • Priority — Select the priority you want to assign to the mail server.
    • Host — Enter the domain name or subdomain for the MX record. For example, type @ to map the record directly to your domain name, or enter the subdomain of your host name, such as www or ftp.
    • Points to — Enter the mail server’s address, such as smtp.secureserver.net.
    • TTL — Select how long the server should cache the information.

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