do i need MX records for subdomains?

David Botham DBotham at
Mon Nov 15 15:51:43 UTC 2004

bind-users-bounce at wrote on 11/11/2004 07:08:26 AM:
> Hi
> i have a domain
> to be able to receveive emails sent to 
> user at
> what i need to do in DNS is to create 
> a subdomain entry for
> like...
> IN A
> Right???

If the only data you need in are the MX RR's, then 
you do not need to create / delegate a seperate domain.  In the zone db file, do this:

subdomain       IN      MX 10
subdomain       IN      MX 20

Now, mail addressed as specified above will go to the two mail servers 
listed in these MX RR's.




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