backup mail server
william+dns at hq.newdream.net
Wed Oct 31 05:33:38 UTC 2001
> mine uses www.bigmailbox.com as a mail server system (like hotmail, for
> example), and per their instructions, he was to change his MX record to
> point to mailrecv.bigmailbox.com, as such:
> ;mail server
> MX 10 mail
> mail CNAME mailrecv.bigmailbox.com.
> ....and it works, as we, with out basic understanding, would expect. is this
> technically wrong?
big mailbox has you setup an MX to point to mailrecv.bigmailbox.com. --
and a CNAME for the webmail part. these are totally separate.
so it wouldn't be:
@ MX 10 mail
mail CNAME mailrecv.bigmailbox.com.
@ MX 10 mailrecv.bigmailbox.com.
mail CNAME sitemail.bigmailbox.com.
or something like that.
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