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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2004

    Changing DNS MX Records

    I'm setting up my dns records for a backup mailserver and setting up another ns record in case of server / datacentre problems.

    My question is, do I need to specify the ip address of the external hostname and the external namserver in the local dns record?

    e.g in A **.***.**.**

    then add in A **.***.**.**.

    I dont think its necessary but want to double check.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Athens, Greece
    No you do not need to add an A record - the dns server of provides this.

    You just add the additional MX record with priority greater than your main mail server.
    Antonis Adamakos @ FuzzFree :: Fully Managed Web Hosting, Development, Online Marketing

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    perfect, thanks

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