Solved

Creating MX Records for a second domain

Posted on 2010-11-08
9
322 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I currently have an MX record setup for our email.  

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptchicago.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

I want to add @aptmilwaukee.com to point to the same static IP address.

Is this possible?

Exchange 2008
SBS 2008
0
Comment
Question by:bkeating13
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:woolnoir
ID: 34088107
Yes - just add a MX record on the new domain name to point at the same IP address - make the changes within exchange configuration (adding the new domains in there too) and everything will work.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:woolnoir
ID: 34088111
0
 

Author Comment

by:bkeating13
ID: 34088159
I have everything working internally.  

Would the new MX record look this?

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptmilwaukee.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

or this?

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptchicago.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

0
 
LVL 20

Accepted Solution

by:
woolnoir earned 500 total points
ID: 34088174
you have two domains

aptchicago.com

and

aptmilwaukee.com

the first domain  (aptmilwaukee.com) would be

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptmilwaukee.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx

the second  (aptchicago.com) would be

Hostname     Record       Address
@                  MX             mail.aptchicago.com
mail                A               72.xx.xx.xx




0
Integrate social media with email signatures

Is your company active on social media? Do you also use email signatures? Including social media icons in your email signature is a great way to get fans for free. Let all your email users know you’re on social media quickly and easily, in a single click.

 

Author Comment

by:bkeating13
ID: 34094088
Keep getting the following error.

Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

      Subject:      Test
      Sent:      11/9/2010 9:40 AM

The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:

      bkeating@aptmilwaukee.com on 11/9/2010 9:40 AM
            There was a SMTP communication problem with the recipient's email server.  Please contact your system administrator.
            <co-qdcdc1.qdatausa.local #5.5.0 smtp;550 Relay not allowed>
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:woolnoir
ID: 34094326
Thet means that you dont have your internal side configured correctly... you need to configure exchange to accept mail for the new domain.

What version of exchange do you have ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:bkeating13
ID: 34094385
Exchange 2007, SBS 2008.

I followed the sets in your second post.
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:woolnoir
ID: 34094764
The message you posted above, how did you generate it, a test email from outlook to the other domain ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:bkeating13
ID: 34094855
It's working now.  The problem was a spam filter called mail washer.  I added the domain to mail washer and it's working now.  Thanks for the help.
0

Featured Post

NAS Cloud Backup Strategies

This article explains backup scenarios when using network storage. We review the so-called “3-2-1 strategy” and summarize the methods you can use to send NAS data to the cloud

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Local Continuous Replication is a cost effective and quick way of backing up Exchange server data. The following article describes the steps required to configure Local Continuous Replication. Also, the article tells you how to restore from a backup…
Find out what you should include to make the best professional email signature for your organization.
To show how to create a transport rule in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Rules tab.:  To cr…
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

24 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now