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Properly configuring an MX Record with GoDaddy

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Hello Everyone,

I have a mail server setup at the IP Address: 69.250.107.139. For the domain webdropbox.net.

How should I properly configure the MX Records to point to that IP Address?

Here is my current setup:

A Record -
      Host:  @
Points To: 69.250.107.139

MX Record -
Priority: 10
Host: mail.webdropbox.ne
Goes To: 69.250.107.139

Could someone please clear up this configuration? I have been told my GoDaddy that my MX Records are not set correctly, but they did not explain how to fix it very well.

Chris
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An MX record needs to point to a host name.  That host name, needs to have a corresponding host record to point to a specific IP address.  That will work if the mail server is configured properly.  However, there may be a delay while your DNS changes propagate (up to 48 hours).
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