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MX RECORDS AND EXCHANGE...

Simple question.

If I set my MX Records to 2 IP Addresses..

10.0.0.1 with Priority 10
10.0.0.2 with Priority 20

Will Both servers receive the emails?  I am curious about this??
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CTS123Author Commented:
10.0.0.1 with Priority 10
10.0.0.2 with Priority 10

I am sorry i meant this.
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karel_jespersCommented:
no they will not,
first one will be taken, even if priority is the same
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karel_jespersCommented:
the mx record with the lowest priority will be taken,
when more records have the same priority only one will be taken, in case this doesn't work the next lowes priority (in this case also 10) will be taken
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crissandCommented:
...the 10.0.0.2 will receive anything only if 10.0.0.1 is down.
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karel_jespersCommented:
in case this doesn't <=
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crissandCommented:
right!
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CTS123Author Commented:
Thank you everyone for you responses. I spent a good 2 days researching this matter and found that if the company hosting your MX records is capable of doing it its possible.  The same priority level is possible of the company can support it.   It is done for purposes of load balancing.
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karel_jespersCommented:
tks and good luck
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