I have one question about setup email server.
First off, I just register the domain name in godaddy.com
and I have 1 static IP(only one), I will not setup any dns server at my side.
Now, I had setup with Mdaemon.
But how to do the setting in godaddy.com, that will point to my IP.
I know I need to set the MX record, but it seems not work.
You need to set the A record to your home IP.
The MX record you can just put your domain followed by a "." (dot). The priority is "0". You should see a little box that allows you to enter 0 next to it.
Yeah, If godaddy have given you DNS then do into godaddy's control panel, and edit your DNS record.
The A record needs to go to your IP address, and the MX is just your domain.
What's your domain? I'll check what settings you've got at the moment.
basically, I had an experience in register.com, and it's work, but this is the first time utilize in godaddy.com, btw, I tried at register.com before, but seems slow to receive the email, is it DNS problem?
Originally posted by thomas7 Don't copy and paste the links, just click them.
What I mean is, by "." you need to write in your dns records:
yourdomain.com. A 123.123.123
yourdomain.com. MX yourdomain.com.
YEAH!! I got it, and will try it later today and get back to you soon.
But few more questions, concerning the DNS problem, I am now using the STATIC IP provided by my ISP, and also using their DNS Server IP as the dns.
will it be conflict or slow down the domain name solving process?
Your ISP's DNS has nothing to do with your domain anymore.
You are using godaddy's DNS services, so all you are getting from your ISP is an IP address.
The mail will go like this:
1. Mail Sent to Local POP3 Server
2. Local Server will look up your domain at the top registry
3. Top registry will say to go to ns.godaddy.com (for example) to look for an answer
4. GoDaddy's DNS server will reply to your local server telling them that email needs to go to your IP address.
5. Email is routed to your IP address.
right now is mdaemon
but will use the hardware instead of the software
did you heard QNAP mail server, it sound like good
you can go to www.qnap.com.tw
and they develop one hardware mail server with router function
what would you prefer?
what about exchange server?
I like QNAP, that's why is very easy step to configure, I am afraid if the mail server(PC OR LINUX), hardware error, it will cause my all data lost.
if I setting up with software, what is the best?
I need it stable, I can arrange one high performance server act as email server