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So i have my exchange server up and running and it works great on my local network but now im trying to tie it into my domain that i own. I understand i need to setup my MX records and A records to accomplish this but im not sure exactly what to put in for the settings
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MX records are for mail exchange (your mail server) , and IIRC A record is for DNS lookups. you will need to point it to your MX server (IP) you may also need to setup reverse look up ip to domain / domain to ip IIRC long time not touched these things.
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For all things email related I use www.unlocktheinbox.com -they have helpful resources detailing DNS records, instructional videos, wizards and more. Anytime I've changed a DNS records, I always send a test email to mailtest@unlocktheinbox.com to confirm the changes and verify all records are complete and accurately setup. HTH!
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For all things email related I use www.unlocktheinbox.com -they have helpful resources detailing DNS records, instructional videos, wizards and more. Anytime I've changed a DNS records, I always send a test email to mailtest@unlocktheinbox.com to confirm the changes and verify all records are complete and accurately setup. HTH!

Cool, ill check it out, thanks for the link thumb.gif
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