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multiple MX records

datatechdc
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I currently have my MX records pointed to Google, my users are using POP/IMAP/google online web account to access email.

I want to have just one of the users move to a hosted exchange account which requires the mx records change.

can i have multiple mx records, and if so, will there be any performance issues or email delays?
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Domains can have multiple MX Records, however you need to configure the MX records with a different host at a set priority. Hosts with lower priority levels are used first. If a domain doesn't have a specified MX Record, the address records for the zone is used as the Exchange Server host.

Information on how to configure multiple mx records are below
http://www.petri.co.il/configure_mx_records_for_incoming_smtp_email_traffic.htm

Top Expert 2011
Commented:
You can have multiple MX records, but they won't help with what you are trying to accomplish.  If you were to add additional MX records, it acts on a domain-wide basis -- you can't have just 1 users mail being delivered to a specific MX record and the rest to another MX.

If you want you could setup user routing in Google Apps to auto-forward mails for that user to their hosted exchange address -- http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=175745
Top Expert 2011

Commented:
Sorry kinda blanked on that last sentence, disregard it.