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does anyone have a suggestion on the DNS error here ? I can resolve the name pinging it or is this because of a incorrect setting ?



Testing Mail Exchanger www.seautoman.com.
  One or more SMTP tests failed for this Mail Exchanger.
   Test Steps
   Attempting to resolve the host name www.seautoman.com in DNS.
  The host name couldn't be resolved.
   Tell me more about this issue and how to resolve it
   Additional Details
  Host www.seautoman.com couldn't be resolved in DNS Exception details:
Message: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found
Type: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException
Stack trace:
at System.Net.Dns.GetAddrInfo(String name)
at System.Net.Dns.InternalGetHostByName(String hostName, Boolean includeIPv6)
at System.Net.Dns.GetHostAddresses(String hostNameOrAddress)
at Microsoft.Exchange.Tools.ExRca.Tests.ResolveHostTest.PerformTestReally()
.
 
 
 
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Check out: http://www.mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?action=mx%3aseautoman.com

your domain is what should be used rather than the host name.  This shows your MX record is set to use mail.seautoman.com and www.seautoman.com.

Delete the entry for www.seautoman.com in the MX records as this points to 0.0.0.0 which will cause problems, also change the MX record that is using mail.seautoman.com to a value of 5 or 10 as 0 is often ignored.
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Thank you I have made the change as requested to the Mx records , any thoughts on why I get this message below when using the Micrsoft Connection Analyzer , its puzzling ?


Attempting to resolve the host name remote.seautoman.com in DNS.
  The host name couldn't be resolved.
   Tell me more about this issue and how to resolve it
   Additional Details
  Host remote.seautoman.com couldn't be resolved in DNS Exception details:
Message: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found
Type: System.Net.Sockets.SocketException
Stack trace:
at System.Net.Dns.GetAddrInfo(String name)
at System.Net.Dns.InternalGetHostByName(String hostName, Boolean includeIPv6)
at System.Net.Dns.GetHostAddresses(String hostNameOrAddress)
at Microsoft.Exchange.Tools.ExRca.Tests.ResolveHostTest.PerformTestReally()
.
 
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thank you
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