MX Record for .TEL domain name

I have a client that has a .TEL domain name. I recommened they not use this as their primary domain for email but as they say 'the client is always right'!!.

So, I have access to the registrant page for the domain. I tried to create the MX record there - it let me but after 5 days is doesnt appear in DNS. So I logged a call with the Registrant's support team. They gave me the URL to 'Manage my .tel domain.

In there I have a control panel where I can set the MX Record but it will only me to use a HOSTNAME and not IP address.

Any ideas?

tHanks
Mark
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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAsked:
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Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
You first have to create a hostname (A-record) like mail.domain.tel
Then point the mx record to that hostname.
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Hi

In the thridscren shot, DNS Record number 6 is the A record, pointing to the IP address. Is that not enough?
Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
Need some glasses :(

That's enough, put that in as the hostname.

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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantAuthor Commented:
The management control panel of the tel domain name won't allow IP only hostname - see screenshot 2.

A real pain.
Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
That is what I mean. Put mail.generoso.tel in as hostname.
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