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Hi

I have four virtual hosts on my lynix machine. this machine is also DNS server.
and mail server. All four work with same mail server. I want to change one of them so the mail server be some other remote machine [exchange]

How should I set up MX record.

 NS      ns.mainhost.com.
 NS      ns2.mainhost.com.
 MX    10      servername.mainhost.com.

mainhost.com.        A       123.129.197.789

www             CNAME   mainhost.com.
ftp             CNAME   mainhost.com.
mail            CNAME   mainhost.com.
servername        A       123.129.197.456
*               A       123.129.197.789


############
and the host2's zone file that I want to change is like this

 NS      ns.mainhost.com.
 NS      ns2.mainhost.com.

*               A       123.129.203.123
host2.com.        A       123.129.203.123
www             CNAME   host2.com.
ftp             CNAME   host2.com.
mail            CNAME   host2.com.


so how I can change host2's zone file so its website be same on 123.129.203.123 and its user@host2.com email and mail server be somewhere else, like point to 66.23.23.14

Thanks
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Simple. In the zone file for host2.com include an MX record pointing to the mail server you want to be authoritative for that domain.
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host2.com.   MX      66.23.23.14


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